Cassels Brock Expands Securities Litigation Practice with Addition of Wendy Berman and Lara Jackson
Cassels Brock 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 growing Securities Litigation Group.
"Cassels Brock has one of the largest and most active public markets practices in Canada," states Mark Young, 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.
Lara Jackson is recognized for her insolvency litigation expertise in addition to her securities litigation experience.