Peter Griffin is Managing Partner and one of the five founding partners at Lenczner Slaght. According to Chambers Global Client Guide, he is “One of the top lawyers in Toronto, if not the top – he's a tough, aggressive but fair and smart commercial litigator who you can rely on, as he has fantastic judgment."
Peter is recognized by his peers as one of the top litigators in Canada, particularly in the areas of corporate commercial litigation, class actions, securities matters, insolvency, and professional and director/officer liability. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and the common-law provinces, and before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Peter has been recognized by several publications including the American College of Trial Lawyers 2012, Who’s Who Legal 2012, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Practical Law Company, Chambers Global, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers, and Benchmark Canada.
Peter is the President of The Advocates’ Society (2012-2013) and was Secretary, Executive Committee for The Advocates’ Society (2008-09). He is a Fellow; Vice Chair, Ontario Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers Commercial List Users’ Committee.
Peter has been engaged with the Queen’s Faculty of Law since 2001 when he served on the Law ’77 reunion committee.