Aug 25, 2022

We are Honoured to be included in The Best Lawyers® in Canada 2023

Congratulations to our nine Gluckstein Lawyers who have been selected for The Best Lawyers® in Canada 2023!

We are excited to announce the addition of Jan Marin, Simona JellinekErin Ellis and Derek Nicholson to the list this year, joining Bernard Gluckstein, Charles Gluckstein, Richard Halpern, David Lackman and Steve Rastin, who have had the honour of being selected by Best Lawyers in previous years.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Here are some highlights of the selected Gluckstein Lawyers.

Simona Jellinek

Simona Jellinek is one of Canada’s most experienced and successful lawyers in the complex and unique area of sexual abuse and assault litigation. Her experience in the area allows her to provide effective legal advice with knowledge and compassion. She has dedicated her life to helping survivors of sexual trauma in their journey towards healing.

“Helping those most vulnerable in society has been my life’s work and being recognized in Best Lawyers for this work is a true honour.” -S.J.

Erin Ellis

Erin Ellis is an experienced civil litigator with over a decade of experience advocating on behalf of victims of sexual assault and survivors of sexual abuse. She represents plaintiffs across Canada, demanding acknowledgment and compensation for the harms perpetrated or facilitated by individuals and institutions, including abuse by teachers, coaches, relatives, foster parents, doctors, and clergy. Erin continues pushing for positive and impactful changes in the legal system and our society more broadly.

”Although the work can be quite challenging, I am inspired by the survivors I advocate for as a civil sexual abuse lawyer.” - E.E.

Thank you for your continued support

It is an honour to have representatives of our firm once again acknowledged for their dedication to our clients, their families, and the communities we serve.

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