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Funeral held for prominent criminal lawyer Eddie Greenspan

Eddie Greenspan died Dec. 24, 2014 at 70. TWITTER/GreenspanLLP

Mourners have gathered at a North York synagogue to say farewell to one of Canada’s most prominent criminal lawyers.

Eddie Greenspan died in Arizona on Dec. 24 at the age of 70.

The funeral is taking place at Beth Torah Congregation in the Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West area.

Greenspan represented a number of high-profile clients over his 44-year career, including one-time media baron Conrad Black, former theatre mogul Garth Drabinsky and German financier Karlheinz Schreiber.