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New Construction Lawyer Enhances Leading Law Firm’s Construction and Litigation Capabilities

Ann Hatsios joins Pallett Valo as a Lawyer in their Construction Practice

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – November 14, 2018 – Pallett Valo LLP, the largest business law firm in Peel Region, is pleased to welcome Ann Hatsios as an Associate lawyer in their Construction Practice.

Ann has a wide-ranging commercial litigation practice, focusing on construction litigation. She has represented builders, developers and trades in construction lien and breach of trust actions under the Construction Lien Act now known as the Construction Act. She has negotiated contracts for clients in the pre-construction phase and has worked out interim agreements when disputes arise during the course of projects. She has also acted for individuals, small businesses and large corporations in a broad range of business disputes including commercial leases, defamation, and breaches of contract.

Ann has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal, and has represented clients in quasi-criminal and tribunal matters.

According to Maria Ruberto, head of Pallett Valo’s Construction Practice, “We are excited to have Ann join the Construction group at Pallett Valo.  Ann’s advocacy and dispute resolution skills will be a great addition to our team. Her drive and passion to achieve the best results will be a benefit to our clients.”

Ann was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.  She has received advanced training in mediation and arbitration and has a practical business sensibility from her pre-law experience in corporations.

About Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo is the largest business law firm in Mississauga, whose roots in the community go back to 1948. The firm practices in the areas of: business law, commercial litigation, commercial real estate, construction, insolvency & corporate restructuring, employment & labour, and wills, estates, & trusts. The firm has 36 lawyers, including 13 partners, 3 senior counsel, 19 associates and 50 support staff.  It was recently voted as a Top 10 Regional Law firm for the fourth time in four successive surveys sponsored by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

Just heard about Pallett Valo being chosen as One of Ontario's Top Three Regional Firms. Congratulations – well deserved.
Peter Campbell, BDO Canada LLP