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Cassels Brock Recognized Among the Country’s Best in Chambers Canada 2019

Publish: 09/21/2018

Cassels Brock is proud to announce that 50 of our lawyers are recognized as leaders in their field across 26 areas of practice in Chambers Canada 2019, the strongest showing ever for the firm.

Cassels Brock lawyers appearing for the first time in Chambers this year are:

  • Nancy Choi (Cannabis)
  • Brian Dominique (Mining)
  • Jonathan Freeman (Real Estate)
  • Leonard Glickman (Media & Entertainment)
  • Shane Hardy (Intellectual Property)
  • Lara Jackson (Dispute Resolution: Ontario; Class Actions: Defence)
  • Laurie Jessome (Employment)
  • Jeffrey Oliver (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Jonathan Sherman (Cannabis)
  • Raivo Uukkivi (Real Estate: Zoning)

In alphabetical order, the Cassels Brock lawyers included in Chambers Canada 2019 are:

  • Matthew Alter – Construction
  • Jason Arbuck - Hospitality
  • Mark Bennett – Corporate/Commercial; Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Wendy Berman –Class Action (Defence); Securities Litigation (Ontario); White Collar Crime
  • Jake Bullen – Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Mary Buttery – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Gordon Chambers – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Casey Chisick – Intellectual Property; Media & Entertainment
  • Nancy Choi - Cannabis
  • John Craig – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Jane Dietrich – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Brian Dominique - Mining
  • Larry Ellis – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Jonathan Freeman – Real Estate
  • Leonard Glickman – Media & Entertainment
  • Jay Goldman – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Gordon Goodman – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Shane Hardy – Intellectual Property
  • Chris Hersh – Competition/Antitrust
  • Thomas Isaac – Aboriginal
  • Lara Jackson – Dispute Resolution: Ontario; Class Action (Defence)
  • Ryan Jacobs – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Laurie Jessome – Employment
  • John Jason – Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
  • Bernice Karn – Information Technology
  • Shayne Kukulowicz – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Laurie LaPalme – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Signe Leisk – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Ontario
  • Alison Manzer – Banking & Finance
  • Marc Mercier – Banking & Finance
  • Charles Newman – Banking & Finance
  • Jeffrey Oliver - Restructurng/Insolvency
  • Michael Osborne – Competition/Antitrust
  • Darrell Podowski – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • David Redford – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • David Redmond – Real Estate
  • Brian Reeve – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Douglas Richardson - Tax
  • Frank Robinson – Franchising
  • Derek Ronde - Franchising
  • Jeffrey Roy – Corporate/Commercial
  • Geoff Shaw – Franchising
  • Jonathan Sherman - Cannabis
  • Paul Stein – Corporate/Commercial; Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Brenda Swick – International Trade/WTO; Public Procurement
  • Kristin Taylor – Employment
  • Stéphane Teasdale – Franchising
  • Jennifer Traub - Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Raivo Uukkivi – Real Estate: Zoning
  • John Vettese – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Larry Weinberg – Franchising; Hospitality

In addition, Cassels Brock is honoured to be identified as a leading firm in following areas, including as “Band 1” in Mining, Franchising & Cannabis:

  • Banking & Finance: “Renowned for representing a growing number of non-traditional lenders.”
  • Cannabis: "Garners widespread market recognition as a pre-eminent firm operating in the cannabis industry."
  • Mining: "A major force in the market, regularly seen on some of the most significant transactions in Canada's mining sector. "
  • Franchising: "Premier choice for franchising in Canada."
  • Hospitality: "A well-respected team renowned for its stellar franchising work in the hospitality sector, as well as its handling of large M&A deals and portfolio transactions."
  • Insurance: "Stands out for its representation of foreign insurers and reinsurers in relation to their Canadian operations."
  • Intellectual Property: "Skilful group noted for its depth."
  • Product Liability: "A robust product liability practice held in high esteem."
  • Media & Entertainment: "Standout group in Canada with a long history in entertainment law.”
  • Restructuring & Insolvency: “A solid presence in the restructuring and insolvency market, offering significant multi-jurisdictional expertise.”
  • Corporate Commercial (Ontario): “Acts for a range of clients from multinational mining majors to small and medium-sized Canadian businesses.”
  • Real Estate (Ontario): “Respected Toronto-based team with an impressive aptitude for real estate financing, including mortgage lending matters.”
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario): “The responsiveness is truly exceptional.”

Chambers Canada is published annually. Learn more here.