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BLG strengthens its disputes team with new partner Zev Smith

Toronto (May 13, 2024) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to welcome Zev Smith as a partner in its Disputes Commercial & Construction Group in Toronto.

Zev is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer with a practice encompassing complex contract disputes, contested corporate transactions, securities, class actions, product liability and competition litigation. He also has extensive experience handling allegations of corporate misconduct, including internal and regulatory investigations related to trade sanctions, anti-corruption and fraud.

"We look forward to the contributions Zev will bring to our national disputes team,” said David Di Paolo, National Group Head, Disputes Commercial & Construction. “With a strong track record of navigating complex disputes, Zev offers experience, vigilance and a fresh perspective to achieve winning outcomes for our clients.”

Outside of his busy practice, Zev is also an active community member in Ontario, serving on boards and committees for many organizations, societies and legal associations.

BLG is the preeminent litigation practice in Canada. We understand the power of a unified view: When clients engage an advocate at BLG, they are also harnessing the knowledge and bench strength of the most powerful group of litigators and legal staff in Canada.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As one of the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]