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Len Polsky

Counsel | MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP

Len Polsky has over 27 years experience conducting civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels of the courts of Alberta, Northwest Territories and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as in private Alternative Dispute Resolution processes and judicially supervised mediation. He is currently Litigation Counsel with the MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP law firm and works out of their Calgary office.

Len regularly advises and represents businesses extending from small family-owned operations to multi-national corporations. His practice includes a broad spectrum of the hospitality industry and a wide range of commercial disputes, construction law, wrongful dismissal actions, human resource policies, the purchase and sale of businesses, corporate downsizing and the drafting of employment contracts, non-competition agreements and confidentiality agreements. He has provided advice on insurance coverage disputes, property and liability claims (including multi-million dollar construction disputes) and has successfully defended insureds on claims involving fires, explosions, pipeline construction and environmental liability.

Len is currently a member of the Executive of the National Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and is a member of both the Canadian and American Bar Associations Civil Litigation Sections. He is a current or past member of the Civil Practice Advisory Committee and the Practice Review Committee of the Law Society of Alberta, the Board of Directors of the Foothills Bobsleigh Club, and is a former leader and group chair of a Scout group in Calgary, Alberta.

Len attended McGill University where he earned Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Common Law degrees. Prior to being admitted to the Alberta bar, he also studied at The Hague and worked at a law firm in Geneva, Switzerland.

He is a regular speaker at seminars on civil litigation, insurance and employment law, and is frequently interviewed and quoted on significant legal issues and cases of interest by radio, television and print media.

Len Polsky

Counsel

MACPHERSON LESLIE & TYERMAN LLP

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