Partner announcement

Lenczner Slaght Congratulates Newest Partner: Jonathan Chen

January 8, 2020

We are proud to welcome Jonathan Chen to the partnership.

Jon is an exceptional litigator, committed to the same excellence in advocacy and client service that has made us Canada’s leading litigation firm.

Managing Partner, Tom Curry, says: “I am so proud to call Jon our partner! From the minute he arrived, Jon has been a positive and influential contributor to the firm, both in his work solving our client’s problems and in making the firm better. Jon embodies all of the qualities that we identify with a successful member of our team – he sets high standards, knows what it means to deliver excellent client service, puts the team first, maintains a positive attitude and treats everyone in the firm and the justice system with respect. Welcome to the partnership Jon!”

Jon has experience litigating a wide range of complex business disputes, class actions and product liability matters. His clients have included financial institutions, technology companies, real estate developers and pharmaceutical companies.  He has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court as well as administrative tribunals.

Our clients welcome Jon’s business acumen and ability to deftly control and resolve complex legal problems. His attention to detail and considered approach helps him to develop creative and practical solutions. With a keen focus on advancing the profession, Jon is an active member of our firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Innovation Hive™.

Congratulations, Jon!

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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Jonathan Chen

Lenczner Slaght

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Queen's University

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