Michael Eizenga LSM is Chair of Bennett Jones’ class actions practice. He has been named annually in Best Lawyers in Canada. He is also named annually in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as a leading Class Action Litigation and Product Liability lawyer, and is ranked by Chambers & Partners for his expertise in dispute resolution: class actions. Michael has been recognized as one of the preeminent litigation practitioners in the Province of Ontario by Benchmark Canada, named as a litigation star, and was named Benchmark Class Action Litigator of the Year in 2016. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Among other published works, Michael is co-author of Class Actions Law and Practice and Class Actions in Canada. Michael teaches class actions at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. He is active in community and charitable activities and is a past president of The Advocates’ Society and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Foundation, and Chair of the Board of Directors of War Child Canada.