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Dentons Canada LLP

NORMEMBLEM is a senior commercial litigation partner with DentonsCanada LLP’s Toronto office. The focus of Norm’s practice is acting for andadvising accounting firms and, in particular, the “Big 4” Canadian accountingfirms, primarily in securities related class actions often with cross Canadaand/or cross border implications as well as in related regulatory proceedingsinvolving the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC"), the Securitiesand Exchange Commission ("SEC”), the Autorité des marchés financiers("AMF"), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario("ICAO") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ"). Norm hasadvised and acted for the auditors involved in such cases as Hollinger Inc.,Royal Group Technologies Limited, Olympus United Funds Corporation, OlympusUnivest Limited, Philip Services Corp. and Bramalea Limited.  In addition to regularly appearing before theSupreme Court of Ontario (Commercial List), Norm has appeared in the Court ofAppeal for Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada, theSaskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench, the Superior Court of Quebec and theSupreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.  Norm is a frequent speaker at continuinglegal education conferences in the areas of Litigation, Class Actions and ADR. Norm is a former Director of The Advocates' Society.