William Pepall is Partner and Practice Group Leader (Commercial Litigation Group) with Lerners LLP in Toronto. He focuses on the field of civil litigation, commercial appellate and class actions, and in particular on the representation of lawyers, accountants and directors and officers in malpractice, discipline and securities claims.
Mr. Pepall earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto before graduating with a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University. He went on to earn a Master of Laws in securities law from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2003.
He joined Lerners as a partner in 2009 following the closure of Heenan Blaikie LLP, where he had been a partner for nine years.
He has appeared for cases before all levels of court in Ontario and before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the SEC, the OSC, the Estey Inquiry into Banking, and courts in Manitoba, South Carolina, California and British Columbia.