Jonathan C. Lisus

Jonathan C. Lisus


Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP

Recognized since 2008

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate Practice

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Class Action Litigation

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Director and Officer Liability Practice

Professional Malpractice Law

Real Estate Law

Securities Law

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Jonathan’s practice focuses on commercial and public law trial and appellate litigation. He has deep experience with infrastructure and P3 related litigation, class actions for plaintiffs and defendants, product liability, oppression remedies, franchise litigation, aboriginal land claims, and securities litigation. He appears as counsel in courts and arbitral tribunals across the country and the Supreme Court of Canada.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Chief Justice of Ontario's Advisory Committee on Professionalism and a member of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute. He is a Director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and regularly acts as Special Counsel on constitutional challenges to government actions. Jonathan has been lead counsel in many landmark decisions in the area of class actions, professional liability, public and constitutional law and commercial litigation. He has tried over 80 cases to judgments and argued over 45 appeals in provincial appellate courts and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Jonathan is recognized in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Most Frequently Recommended; in Martindale-Hubbell with a preeminent rating; in the Best Lawyers in Canada; and in Chambers Global he is recognized in Band 1 for commercial litigation. He is also recognized as one of the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada by Benchmark Litigation.

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Location

  • 145 King Street West, Suite 2750
    Toronto, ON M5H 1J8
    Canada

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Director and Officer Liability Practice
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law

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