August 04, 2015
Torys is proud to announce that senior counsel Frank Iacobucci and litigation partner Sheila Block have been recognized by Canadian Lawyer in their Top 25 Most Influential list (2015). This list spotlights lawyers and judges who have made a remarkable impact within the legal profession and beyond: “[i]nclusion in the Top 25 talks to a level of respect, the ability to influence public opinion, and to help shape the laws of this country and others; contribution to the strength and quality of legal services; involvement and impact within the justice community; and social and political influence and involvement.”
In its profile of Frank Iacobucci, the magazine references the “landmark report” he produced in 2014 for the Toronto Police Service in which he made 84 recommendations on how police can improve their approach to people in crisis, whether related to mental health, emotional or other issues. Click here to read our news release on the report.
As noted by the magazine, Sheila Block was awarded the honorary Doctor of Laws degree in April 2015 by the Law Society of Upper Canada. The prestigious degree was conferred upon Sheila in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments. Click here to read our news release on the award.
The firm warmly congratulates Frank and Sheila on this accolade.
To view the entire Top 25 Most Influential list, click here.