Firm Profile

Stockwoods LLP

Headquarters

TD North Tower
77 King Street West, Suite 4130
P.O. Box 140
Toronto-Dominion Centre
Toronto, ON M5K 1H1
Canada
416-593-7200

Firm Details

Stockwoods is a leading Toronto-based litigation firm. The firm's broad civil litigation practice includes corporate and commercial cases, class proceedings, securities litigation, competition law, professional liability, liability of public authorities, employment law, real property and environmental claims, intellectual property as well as injunctions and other interlocutory remedies.   The firm is also well known for its administrative and regulatory practice including judicial review of administrative proceedings, representation of clients at commissions of inquiry and inquests, professional disciplinary proceedings, energy regulation, securities and competition regulatory proceedings,  as well as human rights and constitutional litigation.  Stockwoods has significant expertise in criminal law, particularly in commercial crime and search and seizure law.  The firm has a strong appellate practice and its lawyers appear frequently before provincial appellate courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. It continues to be in the forefront of the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques, including mediation and arbitration.   Stockwoods has been given an AV rating in the international law directory Martindale-Hubbell and we are consistently ranked among the top Toronto litigation firms by LEXPERT, Chambers Global and Best Lawyers.  We were named among Canada’s “Top 10 Litigation Boutiques” by Canadian Lawyer magazine.

Members of the firm have achieved success inside and outside of their practice at Stockwoods.  Three partners in the firm are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers.   Some of our partners bring experience from their highly-regarded work in government or in private practice at other well-known firms. Some former partners have gone on to serve on the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Attorneys

Gerald Chan
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Administrative and Public Law
Brian Gover
Lawyer of the Year:
Administrative and Public Law (2017)
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Criminal Defense, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Administrative and Public Law, Appellate Practice
Paul Le Vay
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Appellate Practice, Securities Law
Brendan van Niejenhuis
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Administrative and Public Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Luisa Ritacca
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Health Care Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Administrative and Public Law
Samuel M. Robinson
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
M. Philip Tunley
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Appellate Practice, Defamation and Media Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Defamation and Media Law
  • Securities Law