January 1, 2017
The firm offers congratulations to Matthew Zuk on becoming a Partner of Macdonald Sager Manis LLP, on January 1, 2017!
December 19, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Michael Carey has joined our Commercial Lending Department.
August 2, 2016
Alison Duffy and Jackie Bartlett have returned to MSM as associate lawyers; both previously summered and articled with our firm. Alison has joined the Corporate Commercial department, and Jackie the Litigation department. Congratulations to both!
August 2, 2016
We are pleased to welcome back; Keishia Fernandopulle and Christopher West; after summering with our firm last year; both have returned to MSM to complete their articling terms.
March 24, 2016
Please click here to read Christine Jonathan’s article, Employment Law – Doing Business in Canada - Focus on Ontario.
March 23, 2016
Steven Sager attended the King Street West branch of BMO - Bank of Montreal to discuss: Current Issues in Commercial Lending. Please click here to view his presentation.
February 23, 2016
Steven Sager was selected as the moderator for the Legus International Network of Law Firms: Partners Roundtable series, addressing the topic, IT: In-House or Outsource.
February 23, 2016
Ron Kanter, working with MASS LBP Inc., won a request for proposals to provide Municipal Governance Advice to Peel Region, including the selection of the Regional Chair and representation of Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon on Peel Council.
February 5, 2016
Ron Kanter spoke on Land Use Mediation to the Municipal & Planning Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association Winter Institute. A copy of his presentation is attached here.
September 12, 2015
David Gray will attend - How to Franchise your Business: Take the Path to Franchising - International Centre, Mississauga, 9:30am-11am.
July 7, 2015
Congratulations to both Marni Whitaker and David Kornhauser who are featured in the 2015 Canadian Lexpert Directory. Please click the below links to read more about Marni & David.
David N. Kornhauser
June 15, 2015
Lauren Sigal will be attending the CAIRP Insolvency & Restructuring Forum, in Toronto. Lauren will present during the Consumer Technical Update section, where professionals from the local community present developments in Case Law.
June 6, 2015
Lauren Sigal, David Gray, and Ron Kanter will all speak at the Annual OFA Conference, at the Lakeview Golf Club. The following topics will be discussed; Small Claims Court, Franchising in Our Industry, and Dealing with Municipalities .
May 27, 2015
Howard Manis will speak at the OBA Conference Centre at the seminar forBankruptcy 101: A Primer for Sole Practitioners and Small Firms.Please click here to see his presentation for this event.
Dismissal for Delay and the Contextual Analysis: To Dismiss or Not To Dismiss, by Lauren Sigal and Randy Bassi
February 1, 2015
CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, 2015 ONSC 543 (CanLII), http://www.canlii.org/en/on/onsc/doc/2015/2015onsc543/2015onsc543.pdf
Mortgage Enforcement by Second Mortgagees - Beware of the Covenants Given to the First Mortgagee - by Ali Baniasadi. Read Ali's article published by the Toronto Law Journal here: http://goo.gl/aHq21b
Shawn Pulver has joined our firm as a litigation partner, with a focus on commercial and real estate matters.
June 1, 2013
Matthew Zuk will be speaking at the Courtyard Marriot in St. Jacob’s to the Eastern Canadian Laundry and Drycleaners Association (ECLDA) on the topics of buying and selling a business in Ontario and succession planning for family businesses.
March 18, 2013
MSM is supporting the transportation campaign. Go to Twitter to see Steven Sager’s comments.
March 15, 2013
Steven Sager will be speaking in Markham today about Commercial Lending.
March 1, 2013
Steven Sager will be speaking in Barrie today about Commercial Lending.
February 27, 2013
Ron Kanter discussed the legal aspects of Managing Soil to the ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference this week.
January 28, 2013
Ron Kanter was asked by CBC Radio’s Metro Morning on Friday to comment on the Rob Ford decision.
January 21, 2013
MSM was once again named one of Toronto’s Top 20 Development Law Firms in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto Edition.
January 9, 2013
January 8, 2013
David Gray will be presenting to The Ismaili Business & Professional Association on January 12, 2013 at the Metro Convention Centre.
December 18, 2012
MSM is acting for SBLR in its merger with Richters Montreal.
December 10, 2012
Lauren Kenley was asked by City TV to comment on the recent Human Rights complaint.
November 22, 2012
Matt Rosenberg has joined the Macdonald Sager Manis Team.
October 28, 2012
Ivor M. Hughes has joined the Macdonald Sager Manis Team.
October 16, 2012
David Gray will be hosting the Macdonald Sager Manis booth at the Small Business Forum sponsored by The City of Toronto.
September 29-30, 2012
David Gray presented his Commercial and Franchise Law Update at the Franchise Tradeshow sponsored by The Business Exchange. Macdonald Sager Manis LLP had a booth at the show as well.
September 8-9, 2012
David Gray presented Nut and Bolts of Franchise Law at the Franchise and Business Opportunities Tradeshow sponsored by The National Event Management.
September 6, 2012
David Gray presented Best Practices in Purchasing a Business to commercial real estate brokers at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board.
Ron Kanter’s Municipal Law Update - Restricting houses with Flat Roofs
David Gray recently made several presentations at the National Event Managment Franchise and Business Opportunities Trade-show. The event was held on September 8-9 at the International Centre in Toronto. Macdonald Sager Manis acts as the official legal advisor to the Toronto Trade-show.
Lauren Kenley has returned to our firm as an Associate in our Litigation group. Lauren was recently called to the bar. She previously both summered and articled with our firm.
Ron Kanter’s Municipal Law Update - Fee hikes for Minor Variances
Sanaz Golestani has joined us as an articling student as of August. She previously interned with our firm in December 2010.
FRANCHISE GROUP / CLASS ACTIONS
MSM LLP is pleased to announce that it now has a dedicated group of lawyers for group/class actions in a franchise context. For further information click here.
MSM LLP has filed a class action on behalf of franchisees of Pillar to Post Inc., a home inspection company. For further details click here.
Click here to read “How to Understand the 2012 Canadian Housing Market: Part 1”, featuring Steven Sager
Please click the following link to view Novae Res Urbis Toronto Edition where MSM was again named one of Toronto’s Top 20 Development Law firms. (Page 10)
Ron Kanter’s Municipal Law Update - Converting Employment Lands, and other Development Challenges
Ron Kanter’s Municipal Law Update - Lobbying City Hall