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Year called to bar: 1992 (ON); 2015 (BC)
Wendy Berman is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Litigation group and leader of the Securities Litigation practice. She is one of Canada’s foremost securities litigators with extensive experience in complex commercial and securities-related litigation, often involving parallel and cross-border regulatory, criminal and class actions proceedings. She has exceptional expertise in shareholders’ remedies, litigation aspects of proxy contests, takeover bids and other acquisitions, and corporate governance. Wendy has acted for public companies and their directors and officers in some of Canada’s largest and most significant investigations and proceedings relating to allegations of corporate misconduct, disclosure violations, fraud, and insider trading. She advises clients on managing and responding to corporate crisis situations. Wendy is recognized as one of Canada’s leading litigators 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. She was named one of the Top 25 Women in Canada by Benchmark Litigation in 2019 and received the 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award for leading women lawyers.