TORONTO — Franchise Times magazine has named seven of Sotos LLP’s lawyers to its esteemed list of Legal Eagles in 2013. The annual Franchise Times Legal Eagles list recognizes the best attorneys in franchising, as nominated by their clients and peers and selected after additional research by the Franchise Times editorial board.
Sotos LLP has more lawyers on the list than any other law firm in Canada.
Returning to the list for 2013 is John Sotos, who has been a fixture on the Legal Eagle list since it first began including Canadian lawyers. They are also very proud to announce the addition of six other lawyers, namely: Allan Dick – Litigation; Jean-Marc Leclerc – Litigation; David Sterns – Litigation; Arthur Trebilcock – Transactional; Peter Viitre – Transactional, and John Yiokaris – Transactional.
John Yiokaris and Allan Dick, received some of the most nominations and had special commendations from their peers and clients. “In addition to devoting a significant amount of time mentoring junior franchise associates, John Yiokaris regularly speaks at industry events and legal symposiums, consults on law-making court cases, and regularly drafts seamless contracts and documents,” said one of the selection jury.