Benchmark Litigation Canada names 12 Torys lawyers as leading litigators in Canada

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

Benchmark Litigation
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.


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