LONDON, ON, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Siskinds LLP is the highest ranked Canadian law firm and 16th ranked North American law firm in the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Securities Class Action Services Top 50 Report for the year 2017. The report lists the top 50 plaintiff-side law firms ranked by the total dollar value of the final class action settlements occurring in 2017 in which the law firm served as lead or co-counsel. Siskinds has been the top ranked Canadian firm for seven out of eight years from 2010 to 2017 and was second in 2014.
The Siskinds class actions team has offices in London and Toronto, and affiliate offices in Montreal and Québec City. The team, comprised of 25 lawyers admitted to practice in Ontario, Quebec, New York State and the District of Columbia, 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. Siskinds Desmeules, Siskinds' Quebec affiliate, was separately ranked at position 19 in North America and was tied as the 2nd highest ranked Canadian firm.
Michael Robb, a partner in the group, stated, "This recognition is the product of a lot of hard work and dedication by our outstanding team." Daniel Bach, a partner in Siskinds' Toronto office, said, "We are pleased that our clients continue to place their trust in us and that we are able to deliver results for them."
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SOURCE Siskinds LLP
For further information: Charles Wright, Partner, 519.660.7753, [email protected]; Michael Robb, Partner, 519.660.7872, [email protected]; Daniel Bach, Partner, 416.594.4376, [email protected]; Siskinds LLP, 680 Waterloo Street, London, ON N6A 3V8