We are pleased to announced that Partner, Caroline Abela has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The ABF is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in their communities and legal profession. Membership is limited to one percent of lawyers admitted to practice in Canada with worldwide fellowship limited.
Caroline is experienced in complex commercial and corporate litigation and estates and trusts litigation. She represents clients ranging from large corporations and institutions to small business owners and professionals. Caroline has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory – Commercial and Corporate Litigation and previously as a Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.
Caroline is also a regular contributor to the legal profession. She is co-chair of the American Bar Association – Section of International Law, Private Clients Committee, vice-chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Estates and Trust Section, and National Representative (Canada) for the International Association for Young Lawyers. Caroline has been an adjunct professor at the University of Western Law School.
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