LONDON, ONTARIO – Once again, Harrison Pensa was named by Chambers Canada as one of Canada’s top-tier firms in the area of plaintiff-side class action litigation. Chambers and Partners, the most rigorous and research-intensive legal rating service in the world, identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 190 jurisdictions globally.
In addition to recognizing the Plaintiff Class Action Group, Chambers and Partners also ranked Practice Group Leader and Partner Jonathan Foreman and Senior Partner Dave Williams as elite members of Canada’s very competitive plaintiff-side class action bar in its annual nationwide report.
Firm and lawyer rankings are the culmination of in-depth client and peer interviews by the Chambers and Partners research team, conducted to identify “market” leaders in different jurisdictions throughout Canada. 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of Chambers and Partners, and the fifth year that their guide has been published in the Canadian market.
HP’s Class Action team advises on litigation involving securities, competition law, financial services, employment, IP, consumer and product liability issues. This latest recognition affirms their reputation as a leading class action group in Canada.
Harrison Pensa’s Class Action Group Leader, Jonathan Foreman said, “The feedback from clients and our peers in these rankings is incredibly rewarding for our team. It inspires all of us to remain steadfast in our efforts to be one of the most respected and socially aware class action teams in Canada. This is a credit to our entire team and a great reflection on our collective hard work.”
About Jonathan Foreman
Jonathan Foreman focuses exclusively on plaintiffs’ side class action work. Repeatedly recognized as a leading plaintiff-side class action litigator in Canada by Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada, and described by Chambers Canada as “a leading practitioner in the field of antitrust,” Jon leads the plaintiff’s class actions group at Harrison Pensa LLP. His class actions group overall has also been ranked as a leading plaintiff-side practice in Canada by Chambers Global.
About David Williams
Considered by many to be one of Ontario’s most respected civil litigators, Dave Williams specializes in class action litigation, complex commercial litigation and personal injury at HARRISON PENSA™. Notably, Dave also has a special record of achievement in medical malpractice cases where he has successfully represented plaintiffs. He has also been active in representing Ontario lawyers in litigation supported by Lawpro, the Ontario lawyer’s professional liability insurance plan.
About Chambers Global
Since 1990, Chambers and Partners has researched the legal markets around the world, now covering 190 countries, identifying the leading lawyers, law firms and networks worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Chambers prestigious reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of our research.
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