Michael Eizenga LSM is chair of Bennett Jones’ Class Actions Practice Group. Recognized as one of Canada’s leading class action and complex litigation counsel, Michael is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been named annually in The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, as well as The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He is a frequent speaker to organizations such as the International Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, The Advocates' Society, The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Barreau du Québec. Among other published works, Michael is co-author of Class Actions Law and Practice and co-editor of Class Actions in Canada. Michael is Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching class actions. He is active in community and charitable activities and is a past president of The Advocates’ Society and founding co-Chair of its Institute for Civility and Professionalism. He currently sits on the Board of the Toronto Rehabilitation Foundation and is Chair of the Board of Directors of War Child Canada.