Christopher McKenna

Christopher S. McKenna

Manager, Student Recruitment and Programs (Ontario)

Commercial, Competition and Regulatory Litigation Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.5394

Christopher McKenna is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the Toronto Student Program, including the recruitment and development of Summer and Articling Students. He is actively involved in law school recruitment activities, in-firm orientation, performance reviews and mentoring. Christopher is also a member of National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and is currently a member of the OCI Advisory Committee.

Christopher has a general litigation practice focusing on corporate commercial, estate, regulatory and class action litigation. He has appeared and assisted in the representation of clients before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Christopher is an adjunct professor for Osgoode University where he co-teaches the Advanced Commercial Litigation Workshop, a course designed to expose future lawyers to corporate commercial litigation.

Christopher is an active volunteer for Law Help Ontario and regularly acts as duty counsel at both the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Small Claims Court, as well as amicus at the Ontario Court of Appeal. He is a member of The Advocates Society and  the Ontario Bar Association.

Christopher joined Bennett Jones after summering and articling with the firm.

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  • RuggedCom Inc., a leading provider of rugged communications networking solutions designed for mission-critical applications in harsh environments, in connection with its defence of an unsolicited take-over bid by Belden Inc. and subsequent supported acquisition by Siemens Canada Limited by way of take-over bid for approximately $440 million.  

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