Shara is a cut-to-the-chase litigator who specializes in bet-the-company litigation. Her commercial litigation practice includes securities, class actions, restructuring and insolvency, commercial arbitration, and contractual and shareholder disputes. Shara is a trusted advisor to companies and regularly acts as counsel in director and officer liability and special committee investigations. Shara was recently named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers of 2019 as well as a Change Agent in Law at Lexpert®’s 2019 Lexpert Zenith Awards. Shara is also a committed and recognized advocate for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Shara spearheaded Lenczner Slaght’s name-anonymization project in student hiring and co-founded ReferToHer, a series of lists of experienced female lawyers to whom lawyers and clients can confidently refer work. Shara also co-established and heads the EDI Sub-Committee at the Commercial List Users’ Committee for the Commercial Court in Toronto.