LONDON, ON, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Siskinds LLP is the highest ranked Canadian law firm in the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Securities Class Action Services Top 50 Report for the year 2015. The report lists the top 50 plaintiff-side law firms ranked by the total dollar value of the final class action settlements occurring in 2015 in which the law firm served as lead or co-counsel. Siskinds was the top ranked Canadian firm from 2010-2013, and was second in 2014.
The Siskinds class actions team has offices in London and Toronto, and affiliate offices in Montreal and Quebec. The team, comprised of 21 lawyers admitted to practice in Ontario, Quebec and New York State, acts exclusively for plaintiffs. Over the years, Siskinds' class action team has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for class members in Canada and elsewhere.
A copy of the ISS Securities Class Action Services Top 50 Report can be found on the Web site for ISS, at www.issgovernance.com.
Michael Robb, a partner in the group, stated, "it is gratifying to be recognized for the success we have delivered for our clients." Daniel Bach, a partner in the Toronto office, said, "this result is the product of a lot of hard work by our entire team."
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