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New associate for Lenczner Slaght

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 @ 9:04 AM | By John Chunn

Lenczner Slaght announced that associate Lauren Mills Taylor has joined the Toronto firm.

The firm’s press release notes that Mills Taylor’s litigation practice encompasses professional liability, commercial litigation, class actions, defamation, public and administrative law and appeals. She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario as well as all administrative tribunals.

“We are excited that Lauren has chosen to continue her practice with our team,” managing partner, Tom Curry, said in the news release. “She brings a strong work ethic and an exceptional list of accomplishments. We look forward to adding her strength to the firm.”

Prior to joining the firm, Taylor worked as an associate at a top litigation boutique in Toronto, specializing in civil litigation, class actions, professional liability and criminal appeals. As a summer and articling student at a full-service firm in Calgary, she worked in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration, construction and securities litigation. She also clerked at the Alberta Court of Appeal for Justice Marina Paperny and at the Supreme Court of Canada for Justice Malcom Rowe.

Taylor received her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where she was awarded the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia Scholarship. She spent a semester working at the Dalhousie Legal Aid Service, assisting low-income clients with family, criminal and administrative law matters, and a summer working at the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, where she focused on public interest litigation.