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Definite Asset

Hershel was a pleasure to work with and a broad range of large losses. He valued digging into technical issues…read more

Very Good Communication Skills

I have known Hershel for more than 10 years and over this time have provided accounting assistance on several insurance…read more

Willingness to Succeed for Client

Hershel and I have worked together for nearly 10 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and will never shy away from…read more

Respectful of Clients’ Views

I have known Hershel since approximately 2003, when he joined his previous firm and was a client of his until…read more

Fearless Advocacy

As a young lawyer, Hershel was a mentor to me for seven years.  From strategizing to examining witnesses, Hershel is…read more

Highly Effective and Efficient Litigator

I have had the pleasure of working with Hershel for four years. During this time, we worked on several files…read more

Amazing from Start to Finish

Hershel you were invaluable to me more than once in the last few years. Both situations were unique in nature…read more

Extremely Diligent

I had the pleasure of dealing with Hershel in a civil litigation matter that was somewhat convoluted and factually complicated.…read more

Responsiveness, Honest Approach

Thank you for your help. ...I did review [your paperwork] and found it to be very good, thank you. I…read more

Very Patient Listener

Hershel Sahian joined Wager Sidlofsky LLP earlier in 2019. I have known Hershel professionally and personally for over 15 years.…read more

Strong Legal Mind

I have known Hershel since his days as an articling student and watched him progress to associate and then partner…read more

Bright, Determined, Dogged, Aggressive and Persuasive

My former law partner, Hershel Sahian, is a bright, determined, dogged, aggressive and persuasive litigator and can be relied on…read more

Highly Effective and Results Driven

Hershel and I worked together on several cases. I found him highly effective and results driven, while being very enjoyable…read more

Pragmatic, Thorough and Reasonable

I have had the pleasure of working with Hershel throughout his career at Hughes Amys until I retired in 2017. …read more

Great Results Over Many Cases

It has been a pleasure dealing with Mr. Sahian over the past several years.  His professionalism and knowledge in navigating…read more

Talented Litigation Lawyer

Hershel is a talented litigation lawyer who I have had the privilege of working with on a number of litigation…read more

Hired Based on Style and Experience

Hired Based on Style and Experience Without quite knowing what I was doing, I had been in Canada for four…read more

Cost Efficient and Effective

Cost Efficient and Effective 275 Madison Ave 6 th floor NY, NY 10016 212 828 30 11 t November…read more

Very Good, Thorough and Knowledgeable

Very Good, Thorough and Knowledgeable Dear Charles Wagner, I wanted to take the time to say thank you for a…read more

Tough, No-nonsense Approach

Tough, No-nonsense Approach Dear Charles Wagner, I wish to thank you for your recent assistance on a matter that had…read more

Reliable, Fast, Friendly and Professional

Reliable, Fast, Friendly and Professional Dear Charles Wagner, Shannon and I would like to take a moment and thank you…read more

Left No Stone Unturned

Left No Stone Unturned Dear Charles Wagner, I am writing on behalf of not only myself, but my brother Stefano…read more

Superlative Job

Superlative Job 29 November 2007 Dear Charles Wagner: Charles, you have done an outstanding job in assisting me to receive…read more

Unbelievable Mediation Skills

Unbelievable Mediation Skills Charles Wagner 1 Queen Street East Suite 1900 Toronto, Ontario M5C 2W6 Dear Charles Wagner: My Wife…read more

Professionalism Matched By Personal Caring Attitude

Professionalism Matched By Personal Caring Attitude Dear Mr. Wagner I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation…read more

Honest, Decent and Fair

Honest, Decent and Fair Being an executor of a will, especially a much loved mother’s will, in a large family,…read more

No-nonsense, Professional and Confident Attitude

No-nonsense, Professional and Confident Attitude Dear Charles, I wanted to say thank you to you and your team of lawyers.…read more

Professionalism and Clarity

Professionalism and Clarity Thank you Mr Charles Wagner for your advice, professionalism and more importantly clarity. It is very hard…read more

Comfort and Assurance

Comfort and Assurance Charles B. Wagner, 1 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2W6 Dear Charles: I am sure you…read more

Cunning Legal Strategy

Cunning Legal Strategy Dear Charles, I wanted to thank you again for your help and effort in handling my recent…read more

Tremendous Assistance and Support

Tremendous Assistance and Support May 28, 2008 Mr. Charles Wagner, LL.B. One Queen Street East, Ste. 1900 Toronto, ON M5C…read more

Sensitive To Our Concerns

Sensitive To Our Concerns Dear Chuck, We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the outstanding legal services…read more


Trusted Denise Meehan, Lick's Ice Cream and Burger Shops Inc. Charles Wagner is very clever, and he’s very pragmatic. He…read more

Straight Forward (In Hebrew)

Straight Forward (In Hebrew) Dr. Charles Piwko speaks about his experience with Charles Wagner in Hebrew

Google Reviews
Cristina C
17:05 12 May 21
The 5 start system does not do justice to Peter Askew who is outstanding all around: very knowledgeable, prompt , transparent in what he charges , detailed oriented and very bright. I have dealt with lawyers previously in my divorce and also for my current real estate litigation case, before I retained Peter A. He is in another league altogether. He worked on my case as soon as he was receiving documents from me , no delays, no excuses , no “ competing priorities”. Very honest and hard working . I love his humble demeanor contrasting with strong actions and documents . Peter A. thought of all possibilities that the counterpart could have come up with and he prepared for everything, nothing was left to chance . I expected way more trouble with my case but I think we were so well prepared that the counterpart did not have much chances. The bill at the end was fair and very detailed which is also quite rare.
Peter Qiao
23:13 25 Feb 21
I called to inquire about a possible litigation regarding a house which was purchased last year. They actually pick up the phone unlike many other firms, I had a lawyer call me back after just 2 hours. I was given a FREE consultation during which I was offered a sympathetic ear followed by informative and unbiased advices. Would certainly recommend them and call them back should I choose to proceed further.
Sabrina De Bartolo
15:41 15 Feb 21
Words cannot describe the professionalism and expertise we experienced through working with this firm. Charles Wagner is one of a kind. He provided us with sound, clear, and practical legal advice. When you are in distress, it is difficult to think clearly and make good decisions.Charles explained the law, outlined in clear language the steps in the process that where needed to be done. He was reassuring, articulate, knowledgeable and effective. Charles made the process so much easier and gave us peace of mind in a stressful but successful outcome. If I could give this firm more than 5 stars I would! Thank you!
Khaled Elzaabalawi
07:23 10 Dec 20
Wagner Sidlofsky LLP is a very highly professional and dedicated Law Firm. The team is very highly qualified with strong negotiation skills. In my personal opinion I consider my case to be a study case in Breach of contract from the seller's part , The team helped me out to achieve a very satisfactory deal through their experience and skills which saved me a very lengthy litigation. I highly recommend their consultations in any case which may require negotiation and litigation.
Karen Pillon
04:35 24 Nov 20
We have been dealing with Wagner Sidlofsky LLP for the past 3 years. I am extremely grateful to this firm for guiding & directing our family through a difficult litigation. Our case was won by highly skilled & professional litigators Bradley Philips & David Wagner. This firm has a lot of expertise in Estate Law & litigation matters.
A Google User
14:21 14 Sep 20
I recently used them. They were exceptionally efficient, and timely. Emails were ALAWYS answered within one business day, often the same day. The advice that Charles Wagner & James Dunphy gave always practical, and the options they presented were cost effective.I highly recommend Wagner Sidlofsky
A Turner
19:51 02 Sep 20
Great client service , extremely friendly , punctual and knowledgeable.No charge for a phone consult , very nice & informative.I will definitely keep them in my contact list.
Sunita Cooper
18:17 30 Jun 20
Amazing lawyers. Extremely responsive. We dealt with Gregory and David. Anytime we called they answered right away with the exception of only one or two times. The times we left a voicemail, our call was returned within the same hour or less. Both David and Gregory were both very upfront on all matters. In only my personal opinion, they are not in the business of taking advantage or wasting a client's time or money. They are realistic, straight to the point, and honest. Amazing job gentlemen! If you want professionalism, honesty and someone who will go above and beyond for your interests, this is definitely the firm to trust.
Aysha Kolyada
02:10 29 Feb 20
Within 10min of leaving a message requesting consultation on enforcement of foreign judgements in Ontraio; Mr. James Dunphy gave me a call and answered all my questions. Excellent service and highly recommended. Thank you so much for your time and knowledge. MO
A Google User
21:45 11 Dec 19
Normally, I don’t write reviews. However, you are likely doing what I had to do; conducting an investigation to find the right law firm in an ocean of law firms. I live in New York and I wanted expert legal representation in Canada. I retained the firm of Wagner Sidlofsky LLP.My case involved Estate Litigation with a member of my own family in Canada and I imagine that these types of cases can be even more challenging since there are personal and emotional aspects.Following his initial assessment, Charles Wagner identified key considerations for pursuing a legal course but made clear that all decisions were mine to take without pretense of guarantees. This principal was always implicitly understood.All actions that were taken were discussed and agreed upon in alignment with our overall game plan so that I always felt matters were entirely under control. Communications were two-way. They didn’t waste my time and were very responsive to the invariable twists in the road.Wagner Sidlofsky LLP is a professional, pro-active team offering expert, value-added legal services that you might only read about - as it happens, in a review.
Miwha Stevenson
17:44 28 Oct 19
Most of us seek legal resolution as a last recourse, when we are in a dark place, feeling betrayed and disappointed by those whom we had trusted. Talking to Mr. Charles Wagner left me with a renewed hope for humanity, and I am not being frivolous when I make that statement. Not only was he deeply engaged in thinking through my situation as a legal predicament, an attentiveness that clearly stems from his professional expertise and long experience, but perhaps more importantly, he demonstrated in action how someone would help a complete stranger for no other reason than to do the right thing out of the goodness of his heart. It was much more than a professional consultation, and I will always be most grateful to Mr. Wagner for showing me an example of the kindly and the righteous.
Toras Emes
18:32 27 Oct 19
We were extremely happy with the service and first rate legal advice provided to us by the staff at Wagner Sidlofsky. We could not have been happier with the resolution of our case.
Rob Fairlie
21:00 11 Oct 19
I recently met with Mr. Wagner, Mr. Stroh, and Mr. Askew for a consultation. I was very impressed with their knowledge, professionalism and honesty. I highly recommend them to anyone in need of their services.
Rosedale Child
11:24 16 Aug 19
I am very impressed with Mr Charles Wagner.Initially, I emailed him last night at 10:09 pm asking to meet him today for consultations.He immediately replied (in 25 minutes, at 10:34 pm!) instructing me to call his assistant to book an appointment with her phone number included.When I emailed his assistant this early morning at 7:25 am, she immediately replied (at 8:26 am) before their office even opened, offering me an appointment for today at 1 pm!When I met Mr Charles Wagner (today 2019-08-15) I was impressed with his expertise in estate litigation and professionalism.Furthermore, he showed kindness and compassion for my situation and very clearly explained to me my options.He gave me excellent and most helpful referral for my specific needs.It amazed me that he genuinely cared to help me and was most helpful and honest, pleasant and patient, a great listener.I would highly recommend Mr Charles Wagner to anybody who needs excellent, experienced and friendly lawyer.Definitely a shinning 5 star rating!
Stephane Li
16:54 16 Jul 19
Hershel and I have worked together for nearly 10 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and will never shy away from a challenge. He has a great ability to read situations and anticipate what may come next. You can always count on Hershel to give you his honest legal opinion on a matter. Time over time his honesty and willingness to succeed for his client has benefited my interests and actions. I would recommend Hershel to anyone seeking legal counsel!
Sven Steindorff
14:23 02 Jul 19
Hershel Sahian joined Wager Sidlofsky LLP earlier in 2019. I have known Hershel professionally and personally for over 15 years. He is very a very patient listener and knowledgeable counsel. If you have legal issues with insurers in Canada or USA or just need some legal advice, give him a call first. I can only recommend Hershel to anyone. His vast legal experience will be on your side from day one you contact him.
Sven Steindorff
14:23 02 Jul 19
Hershel Sahian joined Wager Sidlofsky LLP earlier in 2019. I have known Hershel professionally and personally for over 15 years. He is very a very patient listener and knowledgeable counsel. If you have legal issues with insurers in Canada or USA or just need some legal advice, give him a call first. I can only recommend Hershel to anyone. His vast legal experience will be on your side from day one you contact him.
Alicia Bickle
15:56 24 Jun 19
I live out of Province and was in the market for an estate litigation lawyer in Ontario. Charles Wagner returned my call promptly and was extremely professional over the phone. He was honest with me that he was not the best fit for my case and went above and beyond to provide referrals that he trusted. He was also able to provide an outline of questions that I should ask others about my case. Wonderful service and would definitely recommend to others whose cases fit their profile.
03:21 21 Jun 19
I had a very productive meeting with Charles Wagner, he provided legal counsel. He is very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer and very honest. He was very helpful and informative, he gave me a lot of valuable advice regarding my litigation case, I recommend him fully.Edward Barnett
Jorge Roldán
01:48 21 Jun 19
I had a very productive meeting with Charles Wagner, he provided legal counsel. He is a very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer and very honest. He was very helpful and informative, he gave me a lot of valuable advise regarding my litigation case, I recommend him.Edward Barnett.
18:22 20 Jun 19
I had a very productive meeting with Charles Wagner, he provided legal counsel. He is very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer and very honest. He was very helpful and informative, he gave me a lot of valuable advice regarding my litigation case, I recommend him fully.Edward Barnett
17:30 05 Jun 19
We would like to thank Mr. Matthew Stroh and Mr. Charles Wagner for their superb handling of our trust dispute.From the beginning, Matt clearly understood the dynamics in play and was able to articulate and argue the legalities of our position.The case went to mandatory mediation and on that day we were pleased that both Matt and Charles were present.As the negotiations progressed throughout the day, in mid afternoon Charles came up with brilliant strategy that brought this process to a speedy conclusion and secured an agreement with which we were very happy.We would highly recommend this firm, and in particular, Charles Wagner and Matthew Stroh to anyone in need of a strong and assertive litigation team.Christine S.
Ana Allcott
19:03 14 May 19
I met with Charles Wagner and James Dunphy today for a sensitive family matter. They understood immediately the complexities of my situation and could give a number of solutions to help me deal with the issue. It was an efficient and very helpful meeting. I would enthusiastically recommend this firm. Thank you
Joanne Brown
16:34 20 Mar 19
March 20, 2019 after contemplating making this call for many weeks I finally contacted Wagner Sidlofsky seeking advice on how to proceed with obtaining a copy of my fathers will. When I called the receptionist who was very pleasant, asked for some information and told me I would receive a call as soon as someone was available. Within 30 minutes I had the pleasure of speaking to Mr. Charles Wagner. I explained what I was after and throughout our conversation he asked questions of me that I really hadn't thought about. I appreciated the time he took to give me food for thought excellent advice. Mr. Wagners' compassion, professionalism and honesty is very much appreciated. Consoling someone crying on the phone, who he had never met. I am so glad I made the call to this law firm and I am grateful for the conversation that I had with Mr. Wagner.I would definitely contact this law firm again should I require any legal services.Thank you Charles Wagner. You made sense of it all.Kind RegardsJoanne
Areej Mirza
19:38 07 Mar 19
Our estate case was being handled by the firm. Brad Phillips was thorough in his investigation and Charles Wagner gave us direction through the case. The team handling our case - Brad & Aaron, were insightful, thoughtful and hardworking for the entire duration. I believe that they genuinely felt empathetic towards our case.
Liliana Speciale
19:41 28 Feb 19
We were clients of Wagner Sidlofsky LLP for about a year. The service was excellent and Mr. Wagner’s manner of conducting business was at our level of expectation. His team at the law firm was a great support to our litigation. We went through difficult times and Mr. Wagner’s capacity of dealing with our legal issues was great. We would recommend his law firm to everyone, he has the best support in any ways not only legal but also moral, as a friend.Thank you.Anthony P. SpecialeLiliana Speciale
Keith Marshall
16:20 06 Feb 19
David Wagner and Greg Sidlofsky and all of the staff at Wagner Sidlofsky have been exceptional. They have been professional, courteous, patient, knowledgeable and have always had our needs in mind. I wouldn’t hesitate to refer them.
Patrick D
19:42 15 Jan 19
Mr. Wagner was genuinely a big help to me. I appreciated his directness and keeping our conversation on-track so that I'd come away with the information I really needed to proceed. Much appreciated.
David Brook
11:58 24 Sep 18
Charles Wagner and his junior, Matthew Stroh couldn't have been more helpful. They explained everything clearly enough for us to understand our options in full. Thank you.
Fahra Zommers
13:02 20 Jul 18
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Charles Wagner, David Wagner and Kim Gale for the legal services you provided me. I am truly impressed with your legal expertise and your compassion. You were personable, courteous and kind. You are extremely knowledgable, competent and expeditious while still trying to save me money and time. You are honest and fair and your skills at negotiating are outstanding! Words cannot describe how thankful and grateful I am. I would highly recommend your law firm to anyone seeking legal advice or litigation services.
Irwin Meisles
19:32 07 Sep 17
I contacted Mr Wagner for assistance in drafting a will. Despite the fact that Mr Wagner is a Litigator and does not draft wills, he took the time to introduce me to another lawyer. During that conference call , he provided us with extremely valuable advice to avoid future litigation. I greatly appreciate the time and expertise that he provided free of charge. Thank you again Mr Wagner
Kao Jimmy
12:54 06 Jul 17
Charles was very professional, courteous, and honest - everything that one would expect a lawyer to be - when my family and I met with him for a consultation. He provided us with helpful information and described our options in detail, in a very pleasant manner. It would be an absolute pleasure for us to use his services in the future.
21:39 14 Jun 17
At the recommendation of my business partner, I contacted and met with Charles Wagner who showed absolute professionalism and compassion in helping me to deal with stressfull situation to finalize the estate after losing the loved one...Unlike other law offices that I contacted recently, my concerns and questions were laid to rest with competence and straightforward recommendations. The office secretaries are efficient, fast and friendly. Thank you Charles
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