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Seven lawyers named partners at Foglers

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 2:14 PM | By John Chunn


Fogler, Rubinoff LLP announced that the following seven lawyers have joined the firm’s partnership: Kathryn Balter, Monica Bianchini, Amanda Carew, Yadira Flores, Samantha Green, Sabrina Nardone and Jared Schwartz.

Balter is a member of the firm’s wills and estates group. According to the firm's press release, her practice is focused on helping clients achieve their estate-planning goals by providing advice on wills, trusts, the transfer of assets, powers of attorney and estate administration.

She is active in the estates and trusts bar and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) executive for trusts and estates law as well as a student member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP).

Bianchini’s practice focuses on commercial real estate with particular emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions and financing of commercial, industrial, retail and vacant lands. She has acted for a broad range of clients including REITs, private corporations, individuals, developers, governmental organizations and trustees appointed by the court to dispose of real estate portfolios.

Carew is a member of the firm’s commercial real estate and banking and financial services groups. She focuses on commercial real estate with an emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions and financing of commercial, industrial, retail and vacant lands. Carew also provides advice to banks, credit unions and other financial institutions on all aspects of banking, lending and financial services law including loan and security documentation. Prior to joining Fogler Rubinoff, she practised with a firm in Dartmouth, N.S.

Flores practises in the firm’s business law group and is a member of the Indigenous law practice group. She has a diverse legal background, which includes experience with corporate, commercial, environmental, regulatory and procurement matters. She regularly advises on corporate governance, partnerships, joint ventures, purchase and sale of businesses, regulatory compliance and a range of corporate and commercial agreements.

Green practises in the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group. She maintains a wide-ranging civil and commercial litigation practice which includes real estate litigation and bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and professional negligence litigation. She has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of court in Ontario as well as in a number of dispute resolution settings.

Nardone practises in the firm’s business law group. She maintains a broad business law practice focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, shareholder/partnership matters, and other corporate/commercial law matters.

Schwartz is a member of the firm’s health law, litigation and dispute resolution groups. His practice focuses on health and administrative law as well as civil litigation, including representing health professionals, including physicians, pharmacists, physiotherapists and audiologists in regulatory matters before the various governing colleges in relation to discipline matters, complaints, investigations, registration issues and other matters under Ontario’s Regulated Health Professions Act and Health Professions Procedural Code