Wendy Berman practises commercial litigation with an emphasis on securities-related and regulatory issues. She acts as counsel in a wide range of matters involving shareholders’ remedies, litigation aspects of take-over bids and other acquisitions, registrants’ duties, corporate governance (including directors’ and officers’ liability), securities class actions and various other proceedings before the courts and securities regulators.
Wendy provides strategic advice and representation to market participants in Canadian and cross-border parallel civil, regulatory and criminal proceedings relating to securities laws violations. She focuses on proactive compliance and early assessment of mandates and draws on her extensive experience to effectively and efficiently implement the best outcome for her clients.
Wendy's experience includes:
Wendy is ranked in Chambers Global in the area of Dispute Resolution: Ontario, listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the area of Securities Litigation and recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of Securities Law by Best Lawyers in Canada.
In 2010 and 2011, Wendy was the Canadian recipient of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award for exceptional legal work and client service in the category of Litigation. Chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 nominees identified by corporate counsel worldwide, she was cited by her clients as providing real business value above and beyond other lawyers in the market based on the following criteria: quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communication, response time, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, sharing of expertise and use of technology.