Two Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Chambers Canada Rankings

Friday, October 14, 2022

TORONTO, October 14, 2022 - Chambers Canada has recognized two Cozen O’Connor attorneys: Shane Hardy (Toronto – Intellectual Property) and Steven J. Weisz (Toronto – Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring), as leaders in their respective practices.

Shane Hardy, chair of the firm's Canadian Intellectual Property Practice Group and co-office managing partner for the firm’s Toronto office, is a strategic business adviser who has assisted in the acquisition, licensing, and marketing of some of the world’s most famous trademarks and IP assets. Shane is one of a select few Canadian practitioners recognized for his experience in commercial transactions regarding intellectual property assets. Brand owners around the world frequently call upon him to assist with their international acquisition and licensing plans. Shane has assisted clients with dozens of cross-border acquisitions where target entities have an intellectual property focus.

Steven Weisz is a member in the firm's Toronto office, concentrating his practice on commercial litigation and insolvency law. Bringing over three decades of experience as a leader in his field, Steve skillfully guides his clients through all aspects of complex domestic and multinational insolvencies. He prides himself on taking a pragmatic, cost-efficient approach to even the most complex multidimensional and multidisciplinary issues. He regularly represents purchasers of distressed debt and assets, debtors, directors, court-appointed officers, and major stakeholders of insolvent businesses.

About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970 and ranked among the top 100 law firms in America, Cozen O’Connor has more than 850 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 33 offices across two continents.

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