Torkin Manes LLP is a full service, mid-sized law firm based in downtown Toronto. Our diverse clientele ranges from public and private corporations, to financial institutions, to professional practices, to individuals. We built our firm from the ground up—by understanding our clients’ needs, being results-oriented, practical, smart, cost-effective and responsive.
Torkin Manes is a full-service law firm for clients who want results. Our clients tell us what they want to achieve and it’s our job to assess their legal needs—quickly. They rely on us to put together the right team for their legal issues, so that they can achieve their goals, on time and on budget. We offer services in the following areas:
Our people are the essence of our firm. We take pride in providing exceptional personal service combined with a deep understanding of our clients' business priorities and legal requirements. We put together exactly the right team for each of our clients, matching their legal needs with our legal skills and efficiency.
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We are pleased to announce that 18 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Inclusion in the directory is based entirely on the results of an extensive peer-review survey.
With nearly half of our partners recognized for the quality of their advice in one or more of 14 different practice areas, this latest result reflects our growing prominence as a full service mid-sized law firm.
Congratulations to all of our recognized lawyers:
Neil M. Abramson – Health Law
Allan Bronstein – Corporate Law
Barry A. Cohen, QC – Banking and Finance Law
Jeffrey I. Cohen – Corporate Law
Valerie A. Edwards – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
Robert M. Halpern – Family Law
Gregory D. Hersen – Construction Law
Lisa R. Lifshitz – Privacy and Data Security Law, Technology Law
Barbara MacFarlane – Medical Negligence
Ronald D. Manes – Litigation
Daniel S. Melamed – Family Law
Loretta P. Merritt – Personal Injury Litigation
Laurie H. Pawlitza – Family Law
Leonard D. Rodness – Real Estate Law
Matthew Tevlin – Corporate Law
Sidney H. Troister – Real Estate Law
Craig R. Vander Zee – Trusts and Estates
Lorne H. Wolfson – Family Law
Neil M. Abramson
Sandra D. Astolfo
Allan S. Bronstein
Jeffrey I. Cohen
Barry A. Cohen, QC
Valerie A. Edwards
Robert M. Halpern
Gregory D. Hersen
Lisa R. Lifshitz
Barbara A. MacFarlane
Ronald D. Manes
Daniel S. Melamed
Loretta P. Merritt
Laurie H. Pawlitza
Leonard D. Rodness
Max Shafir, QC
Sidney H. Troister, LSM
Craig Vander Zee
Lorne H. Wolfson
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Ranked one of Ontario's Top Ten Regional Law Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.