Ronald A. Sorokin

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Ron Sorokin practices commercial law with a focus on commercial real estate and property development, commercial leasing, acquisitions, and financing. In his financing practice, Ron advises on real estate construction and term financing, corporate financing, and equipment financing.

Ron articled and has spent his entire career with Witten LLP, including being Witten’s managing partner from 2010-2020. He brings considerable management experience and a business perspective to client issues.

Ron is very involved in the legal community. He is a Bencher for the Law Society of Alberta. As a volunteer Civil Claims Duty Counsel through Pro Bono Law Alberta, he provides ongoing pro bono counsel for a variety of community, educational, and athletic associations and has been involved in several pro bono human rights cases. Ron is also a seasoned lecturer and has instructed bar admission courses on commercial and real estate law and presented seminars on commercial leasing for the Legal Education Society of Alberta and to industry. He is a past chair of the CBA Commercial Property and Leasing subsection, and for several years presented case reports and summaries at the CBA meetings.

In addition to being an active member of the legal community, Ron contributes his time to a variety of philanthropic and volunteer causes and activities. For several years, Ron has been a weekly driver volunteer for Meals on Wheels; an active member and contributor to the YMCA; an active participant and leader contributor to the United Way; a volunteer at the Food Bank; and a supporter and participator in Habitat for Humanity builds. Ron is a past chair of the Edmonton United Jewish Appeal Campaign and a board member of Our Parents' Home, and The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation.

Recognitions, Rankings & Awards

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory:
    - Property Development
  • Best Lawyers in Canada:
    - 2024 Edmonton Commercial Leasing Lawyer of the Year
    - Commercial Leasing Law
    - Real Estate Law

Education

  • University of Toronto, B.A. (1987)
  • University of Alberta, LL.B. (1991)
P: 780-441-3231 F: 780-429-2559
Year of Call Alberta, 1992