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Jon* has a diverse practice encompassing matters from corporate-commercial litigation to professional liability. Drawing on his varied experience, Jon gets§ to the bottom of the issues that are important to his clients, which have ranged from a government agency in an international commercial arbitration, to individuals facing criminal charges during his time at Toronto's Downtown Legal Services clinic. Whether researching solutions to complex legal questions, or questioning witnesses, Jon gets answers . Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jon honed his communication skills working for federal cabinet ministers in two portfolios. He attended law school at the University of Toronto, where he won the Laskin Prize in Constitutional Law. .



Jonathan McDaniel

is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Jon maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, and public law. His clients have included government agencies, boards of directors, oil and gas companies, regulated professionals, manufacturers, financial institutions, developers, insurers, and technology companies, among others.

Jon has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, the Manitoba Court of King’s Bench, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, and various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. He has defended the interests of a wide range of clients at trial, on appeal, and at a variety of other hearings.

Jon obtained his law degree from the University of Toronto where he received the Laskin Prize in Constitutional Law, and previously practiced at a national firm in Calgary and Toronto.

  • The Advocates’ Society

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

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