Malcolm Ruby is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office and former head of the firm's National Class Action Practice Group.
Malcolm's practice focuses on class actions, securities litigation, and trans-border disputes. He has defended class proceedings — many of which are national or international in scope — relating to drug and medical device product liability, banking, consumer protection, and pensions. He has acted on behalf of the Ontario Securities Commission and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in a number of cases raising trans-border enforcement issues. He has also been counsel in a number of leading cases enforcing foreign judgments in Canadian courts.
Malcolm has negotiated court-approved settlements in a number of national class actions and deals regularly with trans-border issues arising from parallel proceedings, including class actions in Canada and the United States.