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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6
Canada

Position

A partner in the Toronto office of McCarthy Tétrault LLP since 2002. Eric is a trial lawyer focusing on complex commercial litigation, cross-border litigation, internal investigations, real estate litigation, cannabis litigation, environmental litigation and defamation. He also specializes in class actions in the agricultural, product liability, securities, and employment spaces.

Career

Ontario Bar, 2003

New York, USA, 1998

Memberships

Advocates Society; Federalist Society

Education

McGill University (B.A., M.A.; Guy Drummond Fellow); Institute d’Etudes Science Politques de Paris (Auditeur Libre as Guy Drummond Fellow); Oxford University (Christ Church) (B.A., M.A.) in jurisprudence; University of Chicago Law School (LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Cannabis

McCarthy Tétrault offers high-end transactional services to its cannabis-sector clients. It has been involved in major restructurings, with Ranjeev Dhillon and Rami Chalabi notably advising Aurora on the restructuring of the C$25.9m it is owed by Choom Holdings. The team has also advised on a number of significant acquisitions. Due to its office base not only in the major commercial centres of Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal, but also in New York and London, the practice is well placed to help its clients access global markets. Dhillon jointly leads the team with Awanish Sinha, who focuses on corporate litigation. Eric Block is also known for his litigation work, with a particular emphasis on class actions.

Canada > Dispute Resolution

(Next Generation Partners: Ontario)

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