Howard Krupat - DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Howard Krupat

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 416-365-3510

Howard Krupat is a partner in the Toronto office. His practice is focused on construction and infrastructure law and encompasses all sectors of that industry.

Howard represents a broad range of clients including owners, lenders, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers as well as architecture and engineering professionals. The claims side of Howard’s practice entails the negotiation, mediation, litigation, and arbitration of disputes relating to all facets of construction law including contract disputes, bidding and tendering, delay claims, professional negligence, bond claims, construction liens and trust claims. Howard also has significant experience with the preparation of construction and related contracts and the provision of strategic project advice.

Howard has acted in matters relating to a wide variety of projects, including energy, infrastructure, retail and other commercial projects, subways, airports, residential, condominium, community centres, environmental remediation, retirement facilities and auto manufacturing.

Howard also devotes a substantial amount of time to industry and professional associations. He is presently serving as the Immediate Past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Construction Section Executive and is a member of the Allied Professions Committee of the Toronto Construction Association. Howard regularly chairs and speaks at seminars on a variety of construction law issues and has also published many articles in the area. Howard is currently the Contributing Editor of the Construction Law Letter, a bi-monthly national publication of LexisNexis.


York UniversityBSc 1996University of Western OntarioLL.B 1999
Ontario Bar Association, Construction Section Executive, 2014-2015Ontario Bar Association, Construction Section Executive, 2013-2014The Advocates' SocietyThe Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)Allied Professions Committee, Toronto Construction Association (TCA)Toronto Lawyers AssociationOntario Bar Association, Construction Section Executive, 2015-present

Office Location

Suite 6000, 1 First Canadian Place
PO Box 367, 100 King St W
Toronto, ON M5X 1E2

Practice Areas

Construction Law