Award announcement

Another Rising Star Recognized at Lenczner Slaght

November 26, 2014

Lenczner Slaght’s Eli Lederman is named a 2014 Lexpert Rising Star. This honour is conferred on lawyers under the age 40 who have an outstanding track record of success in complex matters, are leaders in the community, and contributors to their firms’ success. Called to the bar in 2002, Eli has an extensive commercial litigation practice and has already argued cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. As lead counsel on some of Canada’s significant cases, his clients value his excellence in communications and client care.

David Kassie, Chairman of Canaccord Genuity noted in Eli’s nomination that “he has a very strong grasp of the corporate environment and with this, effectively distills and communicates the legal issues, arriving at practical solutions to complex legal problems.” Onofrio Loduca, CEO of Heritage Education Funds, commented in Eli’s nomination, “With Eli you always feel he has your back–he will jump in whenever necessary to ensure you are well positioned. He makes you feel comfortable as a client and you can rest assured he is taking care of your interests.”

“We are delighted that Eli has received this well-earned recognition at this stage of his career,” said Lenczner Slaght’s managing partner Peter Griffin. “We take the development of our lawyers very seriously. Eli demonstrates the stellar results of our concentration on the development of courtroom experienced advocates.”

About the Lexpert Rising Stars

Lexpert Rising Star nominations are put forth by colleagues, whether in private or public practice. Finalists are selected by Lexpert’s independent selection committee. The award celebrates lawyers born in 1974 or later who practice in any area of business law and have demonstrated outstanding leadership in career and community matters.

Lenczner Slaght

Widely recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients' interests in some of the country's most complex and high-profile cases. Our lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, appearing at all levels of the courts, before tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We're also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, recruit and mentor gifted litigators who uphold the highest professional standards. From commercial disputes and class actions to professional regulation and cross-border matters, we bring expert strategy to all areas of litigation.

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Eli Lederman

Lenczner Slaght

Law School

Dalhousie University

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Area Of Practice