Canadian Lawyer

June 2020

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24 FEATURE TOP CIVIL LITIGATION AND CRIMINAL BOUTIQUES and practice at the trial and appellate levels (including the Supreme Court of Canada). The firm's practice includes counselling indi- viduals, organizations, businesses and insti- tutions. The firm has experience participating in and being counsel to provincial and federal commissions of inquiry. Beyond the court- room, the firm's lawyers are involved in legal education as well as acting on behalf of the wrongly convicted. Cooper Sandler Shime & Bergman LLP Toronto Cooper Sandler Shime & Bergman is an eight- lawyer firm based in downtown Toronto, trying to leak secrets to China. In Huang's case, federal Attorney General David Lametti issued a secrecy certificate to overrule the judge's order for disclosure of documents detailing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service surveillance operation on the Chinese embassy in Ottawa. Lametti's move was the first of its kind in Canadian history. Battista Turcot Israel s.e.n.c. Montréal glish Battista Turcot Israel s.e.n.c. is a boutique law firm with a team of eight lawyers. Its bilingual lawyers have decades of experience in the fields of criminal, penal and disciplinary matters Addario Law Group Toronto Founded in 2012 by Frank Addario, Addario Law Group LLP is a team of seven lawyers. The firm acts in a wide range of criminal and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on complex cases. It conducts internal investiga- tions and gives strategic advice to businesses about complying with criminal and quasi- criminal law. It specializes in resolving crises that threaten to disrupt life, business or repu- tation without charges or public accusations. Addario is routinely called upon for high-profile advocacy. For example, Addario is representing Qing "Quentin" Huang, a Burlington, Ont. man charged under the Security of Information Act for allegedly Top Criminal Boutiques Listed alphabetically

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