Deborah Templer joins McCarthy Tétrault as the newest equity partner in our Litigation Group


Toronto, November 21, 2016 — Join us in welcoming Deborah Templer to McCarthy Tétrault as the newest equity partner in our Toronto office. Deborah’s practice is focused on multi-faceted commercial concerns, with class actions that include securities, medical defence, as well as occupier and product liability.

“Deborah is a fantastic addition to our national group. We are thrilled to welcome her to a team where our litigators are singular in their relentless focus on advocating for our clients,” said Caroline Zayid, Practice Group Leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Litigation Group. Caroline added that “Her solid track record as a corporate commercial and class actions litigator as well as her dedication to clients and professionalism are a great fit with McCarthy Tétrault where clients count on us to get the best outcomes possible.”

“I am excited to join McCarthy Tétrault and to work with my new colleagues across the country to support our clients,” said Deborah Templer. “With their reputation for excellence and innovation as Canada’s premier law firm and the resources they have dedicated to providing the best results for clients, it is a tremendous opportunity to move my practice here.”

Deborah is a practical advocate for her clients who doesn’t see litigation as the only means of obtaining excellent outcomes. A skilled negotiator, Deborah knows that the best results may come through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or a combination of approaches depending on the challenge faced by her clients. Her practice is focused on complex corporate-commercial matters, which include class actions, shareholder disputes, and directors and officers liability. Known for her clear and articulate style, she works in partnership with her clients to provide pragmatic advice and strategies to meet their challenges and capitalize on their opportunities.

McCarthy Tétrault’s integrated litigation practice includes more than 200 litigators across Canada. The firm’s litigators are experienced trial and appellate lawyers at all levels who have advised on cases across the spectrum — from complex litigation to insurance litigation and class actions. Sixty-seven of the firm’s lawyers have been appointed judges of the superior courts, the courts of appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.