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Aug 26, 2021

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Canada)


We are pleased to announce that 34 of our partners have been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, with two of our lawyers named Lawyer of the Year in their respective areas of practice. Additionally, three Torkin Manes associates have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the inaugural Canadian edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, published concurrently with the directory’s release.

With nearly half of our partners recognized for the quality of their advice in one or more of 24 different practice areas, this result recognizes the breadth of expertise of our lawyers and our prominence as a full service mid-sized law firm. (Inclusion in the directory is based on the results of an extensive peer-review survey.)

Congratulations to all of our recognized lawyers on their appearances in these two publications!

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022:

Neil M. Abramson - Health Care Law, Professional Malpractice Law

Risa Awerbuck - Trusts and Estates

Kenneth Beallor - Commercial Leasing Law, Real Estate Law

Andrew Biderman – Asset-Based Lending Practice, Banking and Finance Law

Adam N. Black - Family Law

Allan S. Bronstein - Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Howard Burshtein - Corporate Law

Barry A. Cohen QC - Banking and Finance Law

Jeffrey I. Cohen - Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Lisa Corrente - Health Care Law

Valerie A. Edwards - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Professional Malpractice Law (Lawyer of the Year)

Linda J. Godel - Charities/Non-Profit Law, Trusts and Estates

David Golden - Health Care Law

Mark B. Harrington - Insurance Law

Ryan HaukConstruction Law 

Gregory D. Hersen - Construction Law

Kay Leung - Trusts and Estates

Lisa R. Lifshitz - Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Technology Law

Ronald D. Manes - Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation

Scott Martin - Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Matt Maurer - Cannabis Law

Daniel S. Melamed - Family Law, Family Law Mediation (Lawyer of the Year)

Loretta P. Merritt - Personal Injury Litigation

Laurie H. Pawlitza - Family Law

Daniel PugenLabour and Employment Law 

Leonard D. Rodness - Real Estate Law

Anthony Scane - Construction Law

S. Fay SulleyBanking and Finance Law

Michael Tamblyn - Construction Law

Matthew Tevlin - Corporate Law

Sidney H. Troister - Legal Malpractice Law, Real Estate Law

Craig R. Vander Zee - Trusts and Estates

Jennifer L. Wilson - Family Law

Lorne H. Wolfson - Family Law, Family Law Mediation


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Canada) – Inaugural Edition

Michelle Fan – Insurance Law

Leslie McGowran – Banking and Finance Law

Daniel J. Stober – Trusts and Estates



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