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Clark Harrop Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP

Apr 23, 2019

 

We are pleased to welcome Clark Harrop to Dale & Lessmann LLP as a partner in our Corporate and Commercial group. With a focus on franchising and licensing, he is a strong advocate for taking a strategic approach to legal matters, with a keen focus on achieving business outcomes and helping his clients drive growth. Clark’s practice focuses on representing franchisors, brand owners, master franchisees and multi-unit franchisees. Clark has more than 20 years’ experience in representing entrepreneurs and iconic franchisors. He has built his reputation as a creative and innovative lawyer, helping his clients realize their ambitions.

Clark’s passion for franchise and business law will further enhance Dale & Lessmann’s diverse Corporate and Franchise Law team. Clark can be reached at 416-369-3816 or charrop@dalelessmann.com.

Tracing its origins back over ninety-five years, Dale & Lessmann LLP serves the needs of many leading Canadian and global companies. One constant throughout the years has been our firm's commitment to excellence, timeliness and outstanding client service. Our clients know that they can rely on a firm with proven ability, an international perspective and a commitment to long-term client relationships.

For more information about Dale & Lessmann LLP, please visit our website www.dalelessmann.com

Release Date: April 23, 2019

JOHN MOHER JOINS DALE & LESSMANN LLP

Jan 7, 2019

 

We are pleased to welcome John Moher to Dale & Lessmann LLP as a partner in our Commercial Real Estate group. John’s practice focuses on complex commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions and financings.  John also assists his clients with leasing and condominium matters.

John’s strength in commercial real estate will further enhance Dale & Lessmann’s diverse Commercial Real Estate team. John can be reached at 416-369-7815 or jmoher@dalelessmann.com

Tracing its origins back over ninety-five years, Dale & Lessmann LLP serves the needs of many leading Canadian and global companies. One constant throughout the years has been our firm's commitment to excellence, timeliness and outstanding client service. Our clients know that they can rely on a firm with proven ability, an international perspective and a commitment to long-term client relationships.

For more information about Dale & Lessmann LLP, please visit our website www.dalelessmann.com

 

Geoffrey Janoscik Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP

Jan 2, 2019

 

We are pleased to welcome Geoffrey Janoscik to Dale & Lessmann LLP as a partner in our Commercial Litigation/Dispute Resolution group. Geoff’s practice focuses on a variety of commercial matters, including product liability, shareholder disputes, professional liability, contractual claims, and real estate matters. He has particular expertise in expropriation law and has acted in relation to infrastructure development projects, road and highway widenings, and the expropriation of security interests and easements.

Geoff’s strength in commercial litigation and expropriation will further enhance Dale & Lessmann’s diverse Commercial Litigation/Dispute Resolution team. Geoff can be reached at 416-369-7823 or gjanoscik@dalelessmann.com

Tracing its origins back over ninety-five years, Dale & Lessmann LLP serves the needs of many leading Canadian and global companies. One constant throughout the years has been our firm's commitment to excellence, timeliness and outstanding client service. Our clients know that they can rely on a firm with proven ability, an international perspective and a commitment to long-term client relationships.

For more information about Dale & Lessmann LLP, please visit our website www.dalelessmann.com

Chad Finkelstein Named 2018 Lexpert Rising Star, Lawyers Under 40 Winner

Nov 9, 2018

 

Dale & Lessmann LLP is pleased to announce that Chad Finkelstein has been named a 2018 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 winner.

This award recognizes lawyers under 40 who have distinguished themselves within their profession as exemplary leaders and outstanding talent. Each year, Lexpert celebrates Canada’s leading lawyers, in this demographic, who are rising stars of the legal community. The award was presented on November 8th at a gala dinner in Toronto.

Chad is a partner, business lawyer and registered trademark agent at Dale & Lessmann LLP. With a wide latitude of legal experience in many areas of law, Chad’s main focuses lie in franchise law, licensing & distribution, intellectual property law and brand marketing and advertising law across a broad spectrum of service sectors including retail, restaurant chains, financial services, health & wellness, beauty services, real estate and technology.   He leads mergers and acquisitions deal teams and is engaged as franchise counsel to other law firms and private equity firms on specialized franchise legal matters for large-scale corporate work. He is a frequent writer and speaker for industry publications and events, including contributing a regular franchise blog to the Financial Post, one of Canada’s leading national newspapers. Chad has also been interviewed by BNN, CityTV, CBC, The Globe and Mail, National Post, CTV, CH News and various other television and radio news programs, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto on the topic of franchise law. Chad has been recognized in a number of publications for his work in Franchise Law, including Who’s Who Legal: Canada, Lexpert®, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers and Franchise Times.

For more information, please see Chad’s bio.

Chad can be reached at 416-369-7883 or cfinkelstein@dalelessmann.com

Lexpert

Lexpert award shows celebrate achievement in the Canadian legal and business community. Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 pays tribute to rising stars in the legal community. Winners have been from academia, government, law firms, in-house, the non-profit sector, and other legal settings.

Dale & Lessmann LLP

Tracing its origins back over ninety-five years, Dale & Lessmann LLP serves the needs of many leading Canadian and global companies. One constant throughout the years has been our firm's commitment to excellence, timeliness and outstanding client service. Our clients know that they can rely on a firm with proven ability, an international perspective and a commitment to long-term client relationships.

Lou Natale Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP

Oct 9, 2018

 

We are pleased to welcome Lou Natale to Dale & Lessmann LLP as a partner in our Commercial Real Estate group. Lou’s practice focuses on representing, builders/developers, condominium corporations, lenders and entrepreneurial clients with a focus on commercial real estate and condominium law. Lou has more than 24 years’ experience in representing a diverse group of clients throughout the greater Toronto. He has built his reputation as a practical lawyer, focusing first on understanding his clients’ overall needs and objectives and then achieving their goals in the most timely and cost-effective manner.

Lou’s strength in commercial real estate and condominium law will further enhance Dale & Lessmann’s diverse Commercial Real Estate team. Lou can be reached at 416-369-7803 or lnatale@dalelessmann.com

Tracing its origins back over ninety-five years, Dale & Lessmann LLP serves the needs of many leading Canadian and global companies. One constant throughout the years has been our firm's commitment to excellence, timeliness and outstanding client service. Our clients know that they can rely on a firm with proven ability, an international perspective and a commitment to long-term client relationships.