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New commercial litigation associate for Pallett Valo

Monday, November 30, 2020 @ 12:21 PM | By John Chunn


Pallett Valo LLP announced that associate Rita Benjamen has joined the Mississauga, Ont., firm as a member of its commercial litigation practice.

According to the firm’s press release, Benjamen’s expertise includes business litigation disputes, real estate litigation, commercial tenancy disputes, defamation, product liability, expropriation, shareholder disputes and contractual disputes. She has handled disputes surrounding the purchase, sale, development and leasing of real estate, as well as negligence claims, asset and debt recovery cases and product liability cases. In addition, she represents clients through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations. Acting for individuals and businesses, her clients range from family-owned enterprises to large multinational corporations. Benjamen also represents clients in corporate and shareholder litigation, including oppression claims.

She regularly appears before all Ontario courts, including the Superior Court of Justice and small claims court. She also represents clients before various administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Ted Evangelidis, a partner at Pallett Valo and the litigation practice group head said in the press release: “We are delighted to welcome Rita to the firm. Her breadth of experience will complement our well-established commercial litigation team perfectly and enable us to support our growing client base further.”