Samuel H. Carsley has joined Dale & Lessmann LLP as an Associate in Corporate Commercial and Securities Law.

Oct 26, 2015

Sam joined Dale & Lessmann LLP as an associate in 2015 after practicing at another downtown Toronto firm. His practice focusses on corporate and commercial law and securities law. Sam has acted for clients in a number of industries such as technology, food manufacturing, natural resources, professional services and television production in matters ranging from day-to-day legal issues to transactional work.

Sam also has extensive experience in securities and corporate finance having acted for issuers in numerous forms of financing, takeovers and reorganizations as well as assisting with their continuous disclosure obligations and corporate governance issues.

In addition, Sam acts for early stage companies, assisting them in areas of corporate governance, corporate organizations, financing, commercial agreements and other contractual matters.

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 Edition

Aug 26, 2015

Congratulations to Jeffrey Hoffman and Chad Finkelstein who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Franchise Law.

Mondaq Recognizes D&L Blogs as Most Popular in Canada in March and May 2015

Jun 9, 2015

Dale & Lessmann LLP blogs were awarded Mondaq's Most Popular Article in Canada awards for both March and May 2015. Every month Mondaq publishes hundreds of articles by contributing firms from over 80 countries around the world. Award winners beat off strong competition and Mondaq extends congratulations for the following award.


Contributor With Most Popular Article In CanadaDuring the Month of March 2015
Express Entry: What Have We Seen So Far?(Canada) from Dale & Lessmann LLP won the award for this category

During the Month of May 2015
The Truth About Express Entry: Distilling Fact From Fiction (Canada) from Dale & Lessmann LLP won the award for this category.

Finkelstein and Hoffman Named Franchise Times Legal Eagles for 2015

Apr 28, 2015

Jeffrey Hoffman and Chad Finkelstein have been selected as 2015 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times magazine.

Legal Eagles are selected from the leading franchise lawyers in North America. Franchise Times Legal Eagles are superior lawyers, selected from nominations by their clients, peers and Franchise Times editors. Jeffrey and Chad are part of a select group of Legal Eagles practising in Canada.

D&L Booth at China (Beijing) International Technology Transfer Convention - April 21 to 23, 2015

Apr 24, 2015

Dr. Sean Zhang is completing a speaking tour to ShenZhen and Beijing and hosting booths at technology conferences there. He chaired the International Technology Transfer Network - IP Protection section of China's 13th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals, in ShenZen on April 18th.  He also chaired the IP session of the Beijing conference (China's Intellectual Property Strategy in International Innovation Cooperation) on April 21st. 

Mr. Zhang is a leading IP law practioner and also represents a number of major companies from China with respect to their expansion to Canada.