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Wendy Berman
Senior Partner

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Wendy Berman, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Wendy Berman is a partner practising in the areas of corporate and securities litigation. She has significant experience in complex cross-border commercial and securities-related litigation, often involving parallel regulatory, criminal and class action proceedings, and in litigation aspects of proxy contests, take-over bids and other acquisitions. Wendy has represented public companies and directors' and officers' in some of Canada’s largest investigations and proceedings involving disclosure violations, insider trading and other fraud-related allegations, corruption and anti-bribery, significant acquisition transactions and corporate governance. She received the 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award for leading women lawyers and is also recognized in Chambers Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada and Best Lawyers. Wendy was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992.


Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 860-2926
Fax: (416) 640-3107
E-mail: wberman@casselsbrock.com

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