Christopher McKenna

BA (Hon)(Carleton), LLB (Ottawa), of the Bar of Ontario

Christopher McKenna of Bennett Jones LLP 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. He is also a member of the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and is currently a member of the OCI Advisory Committee.

Mr. McKenna 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.

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

He 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.

Mr. McKenna joined Bennett Jones LLP after summering and articling with the firm.