Recognized since 2008
Administrative and Public Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Class Action Litigation
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Director and Officer Liability Practice
Professional Malpractice Law
Real Estate Law
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.
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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