TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Signe Leisk and Ted Frankel were honoured
last night at a gala reception for the 2013 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 award recipients.
Signe was selected based on her work as a leading municipal lawyer who
has structured and executed significant development deals that will
permanently enhance the landscapes in Toronto and other municipalities.
She was also recognized for her substantial civic contributions and
participation in various firm committees and initiatives, including her
role as past chair of the Women's Practice Development Committee and as
a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
Ted was selected based on his track record of success in his litigation
practice, along with his professionalism and civility, both inside and
out of the courtroom. He was also recognized for his ongoing support of
pro bono initiatives within the firm and the community, most notably
his work with Pro Bono Law Ontario, where he has assisted more than 100
litigants priced out of access to justice.
The 2013 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40 awards were held to pay tribute to the rising stars and future leaders
of the Canadian legal community.
About Signe Leisk
Signe Leisk's (http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/Signe_Leisk) practice encompasses all aspects of municipal, land use planning and
environmental law, including expropriations and proceedings under the Building Code Act.
About Ted Frankel
Ted Frankel's (http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/Ted_Frankel) practice focuses on commercial litigation matters, including contract
disputes, debtor-creditor, product liability, securities and
About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (www.casselsbrock.com) is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction,
advocacy and advisory needs of the world's most dynamic business
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