MEDIA ALERT - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP partner Glenn Zakaib appointed
Chair of Defense Research Institute International Law Committee

TORONTO, Aug. 25 /CNW/ -

Who:     Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP lawyer Glenn Zakaib, a partner in the firm's Advocacy and Product Liability Groups, has been appointed Chair of the U.S. based Defense Research Institute International Law Committee.
What:      As an organization of civil litigation defense lawyers, the Institute defends the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.  As well, it provides education and information to members and corporations.  The Institute also has an international presence, working to enhance understanding of the law among its members who are concerned with expanding globalization of litigation defense.
When:  Mr. Zakaib's one-year term begins October, 2010, with the possibility of reappointment to an additional year-long term based on merit.
Where:     Glenn Zakaib can be reached at: or 416-869-5711 
Why:    As a partner in the Cassels Brock & Blackwell Advocacy and Product Liability Groups, Mr. Zakaib has been involved in many precedent-setting cases.  Visit

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*Alternate contacts are:  Teresa Donia, iAMBIC Communications, 905-508-5550 or and Kelli Wight, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP Director of Business Development, or 416-860-6761.

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