February 07, 2013
Torys is delighted to announce the results of the first-ever Benchmark Canada Awards, held on February 5 in Toronto. Patricia Jackson was named Ontario Female Litigator of the Year and Sheila Block received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
In its 2013 Canadian edition, Benchmark Litigation Canada has ranked Torys’ litigation practice as "highly recommended" and named 12 Torys lawyers as "litigation stars." Torys’ litigators are ranked in the following practice areas:
Sheila R. Block - Product Liability, General Commercial, Securities, Intellectual Property, Class Action, International Arbitration
David P. Chernos - General Commercial, Insolvency
John A. Fabello - General Commercial, Securities, Class Action
Patrick D. Flaherty - Product Liability, General Commercial, Intellectual Property
Patricia D.S. Jackson - General Commercial, Securities, Energy and Natural Resources, Class Action
John B. Laskin - General Commercial, Class Action, Competition, Constitutional
Wendy M. Matheson - Product Liability, General Commercial, Intellectual Property, Class Action
Linda M. Plumpton - General Commercial, Securities, Competition
Sylvie Rodrigue - Class Action
Andrew M. Shaughnessy - Intellectual Property
Crawford G. Smith - General Commercial, Intellectual Property, Arbitration
Stuart Svonkin - Product Liability, General Commercial, Intellectual Property
is a well-respected US legal litigation guide. It is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the US. Benchmark Canada published is its first Canadian edition in 2012.