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Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Doug Chalke

December 4, 2023

Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to strengthen its talent pool, knowledge, and experience with the addition of Lawyer License Processing Candidate, Doug Chalke.

Doug’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and investigations. Doug joined Lenczner Slaght after practicing at a top litigation boutique in New York City, where his representations encompassed a broad array of matters including defending clients accused of various forms of fraud, handling shareholder derivative actions, and representing individuals and business entities being investigated by the government. Doug also practiced in the New York City office of a leading international law firm, where he represented clients in multiple federal trials, winning favourable results for the clients.

Doug completed his JD at Cornell Law School, where he earned multiple awards including the Dean’s Scholarship and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Sports Law.

Welcome, Doug!

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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Doug Chalke

Lenczner Slaght

Law School

Cornell Law School

Area Of Practice



Lawyer License Processing Candidate; Called to the New York Bar (2018)