Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 20 partners with newest
TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Lenczner Slaght, the Toronto-based law
firm that focuses exclusively on litigation, is proud to welcome two
exceptionally strong advocates to the partnership. Both articled at
Lenczner Slaght and were mentored as associates by the firm's
outstanding senior litigators, gaining unparalleled trial experience as
they honed their advocacy skills. The two were recognized as being
named among Canada's Best Lawyers by Best Lawyers in 2014 - based on annual peer ratings.
Rebecca Jones has built a diversified litigation practice comprising professional
liability cases, complex class actions and administrative law. Her
clients include professionals, corporations, law firms, and
administrative bodies. She has appeared before all levels of court in
Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. Rebecca is a frequent speaker
at conferences on the topic of professional regulation, chairs the
firm's Pro Bono Committee and co-chairs the firm's Student Program.
Ryan Breedon has established a solid reputation as a trial lawyer in commercial,
insurance and securities matters, professional liability, construction
disputes, and litigation involving charities and estates. He has
conducted many civil trials in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice,
before judges and juries, as lead counsel, as well as several
professional discipline hearings before a variety of regulators and a
number of private arbitrations on commercial and construction
matters. Ryan also regularly appears in the Ontario Court of Appeal
and the Divisional Court in civil and administrative matters.
Ryan teaches trial advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School and currently
co-chairs Lenczner Slaght's Student Program.
"Rebecca and Ryan are two outstanding young lawyers with unmatched trial
experience." said Peter Griffin, managing partner of Lenczner Slaght.
"Rebecca and Ryan have thrived at Lenczner Slaght and have played a key
role in achieving the best for our clients."
Recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has
successfully represented clients' interests in complex, high-profile
cases across the country. The firm's lawyers are distinguished by their
depth of courtroom experience, appearing regularly at all levels of the
federal and provincial courts and before professional and regulatory
tribunals, as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Lenczner Slaght is also known for its wealth of talent: the firm's
partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, lead a
recruitment and mentoring program that attracts gifted litigators who
are committed to upholding the highest professional standards.
From commercial disputes, class actions and cross-border disputes to
administrative law and professional regulation, Lenczner Slaght brings
expert strategy - backed by rigorous research, skilled data management
and solid administrative support - to demanding cases in all areas of
litigation. Founded in 1992, the Toronto-based firm has a diverse
roster of clients that ranges from individuals and small businesses, to
large and multinational companies, to professional associations and
regulatory bodies. The firm's 50 lawyers are focused exclusively on
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SOURCE: Lenczner Slaght
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