TORONTO, June 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is pleased to announce that prominent
litigators Wendy Berman and Lara Jackson have joined the firm as
Partners. Both Wendy and Lara practice commercial litigation with an
emphasis on matters related to securities and regulatory issues.
Combined, they bring nearly 35 years of experience to the firm's
growing Securities Litigation Group.
"Cassels Brock has one of the largest and most active public markets
practices in Canada," states Mark Young, the firm's Managing Partner.
"To fully support our issuer and underwriter clients in today's
increasingly complex and litigious environment, we saw a strategic need
to expand our advocacy capabilities in the area. Wendy and Lara have
outstanding reputations, and their expertise is a perfect complement to
our existing platform. We're absolutely delighted that they have
chosen to continue their practices here."
Wendy Berman is ranked as a leading lawyer in her field by Chambers Global, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada. She has also received the International Law Office Client Choice Award for exceptional legal work and client service. Her full biography can
be found at http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/Wendy_Berman.
Lara Jackson is recognized for her insolvency litigation expertise in
addition to her securities litigation experience. Her full biography
can be found at http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/Lara_Jackson.
About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction,
advocacy and advisory needs of Canada's most dynamic business sectors.
The firm is regularly named at or near the top of Canadian and
international corporate finance and M&A league tables, including
Bloomberg, Thomson and MergerMarket, particularly in the mining sector,
having acted on more than 500 significant resource deals over the past
five years, including many of the country's largest and most complex.
Image with caption: "Wendy Berman (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120625_C3939_PHOTO_EN_15656.jpg
Image with caption: "Lara Jackson (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120625_C3939_PHOTO_EN_15657.jpg
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