Blake, Cassels & Graydon acts in eight commercial list suits this past week

Gowling WLG, McCarthy Tétrault, Torys appear in four or more commercial cases

Blake, Cassels & Graydon acts in eight commercial list suits this past week

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP; BLG; Gowling WLG; McCarthy Tétrault; Adair Goldblatt Bieber; Chaitons; Morrison Brown Sosnovitch; and Torys made appearances in four or more commercial list matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last week.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP appeared in eight cases last week

Partner R. Seumas Woods acted for the York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited as a respondent in the cases of Whittaker et al v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited et al; Malone et al v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited et al; Nixon v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited et al; Kinnear et al v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited et al; Rawlins v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited; and Park v The York Downs Golf and Country Club, Limited. He has a varied corporate-commercial disputes resolution practice.

Ryan Morris, partner, represented Black Stallion Investments Limited and two other defendants in Sakab Saudi Holding Company et al v Saad Khalid S Al Jabri et al. He focuses on corporate, securities, and broker/dealer litigation.

Linc Rogers, partner, advised Red Lobster Management LLC and two other applicants in Red Lobster Management LLC et al. He is a co-practice group leader of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency group.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP appeared in four cases last week

Bevan Brooksbank, partner, acted for applicant D. Bernier in Bernier v Kinzinger et al. He works on complex shareholder and contractual disputes.

Roger Jaipargas, partner, represented Hornblower Cruises and Events Canada Ltd. and four other applicants in Hornblower Cruises and Events Canada Ltd. et al. He focuses on commercial insolvency and restructuring.

Natasha Miklaucic, partner, advised applicant Halcurt Holdings Inc. in Halcurt Holdings Inc. v Attorney General of Canada. She practises in the area of tax law.

Douglas Smith, partner, acted for Taylor Leibow Inc. and one other defendant in AssessNet Inc. v Taylor Leibow Inc., in Its Capacity as Trustee of the Bankrupt Estate of Lucio Anthony Ferro et al. He handles contract disputes, commercial insolvency, and priority disputes.

Gowling WLG appeared in five cases last week

Sandra Barton, partner, represented defendant Solar Sky Farms Inc. in Independent Electricity System Operator v Solar Sky Farms Inc. She is a civil and commercial litigation lawyer.

Thomas Gertner, partner, advised applicant Metropolitan Partners Group Administration, LLC in Metropolitan Partners Group Administration, LLC v International Credit Experts Inc. He belongs to the firm’s financial institutions and services group.

Haddon Murray, partner, acted for respondent Johnson Controls Canada LP in PCL Constructors Canada Inc. v Johnson Controls Canada LP. He practises in the areas of commercial litigation and restructuring and insolvency law.

Clifton Prophet, partner, represented applicant Peoples Trust Company in Peoples Trust Company v Crown Crest Capital Management Corp. et al. He heads the firm’s financial institutions litigation group.

Adam Bazak, associate, advised applicant 1797472 Ontario Inc. in 1797472 Ontario Inc. v Independent Electricity System Operator. His practice includes corporate and commercial litigation.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP appeared in five cases last week

Sarit Batner, partner, acted for defendant Unity Health Toronto in Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. v 2442931 Ontario Inc. et al. She focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitrations.

Andrew Matheson, partner, represented defendant Dreams International Advisory Services Ltd. in the Sakab Saudi case. He heads the firm’s national white collar and investigations group.

Heather Meredith, partner, advised respondent 12771888 Canada Inc. in MBL Administrative Agent II LLC, v Trade X Group of Companies Inc., et al. She deals with bankruptcy and restructuring matters and commercial litigation.

R. Paul Steep, counsel, acted for defendant G.W. Voorheis in The Catalyst Capital Group Inc et al v West Face Capital Inc. et al. He focuses on securities litigation and class actions.

Saneea Tanvir, associate, represented Clarkson Road Developments GP Inc. and two other applicants in Clarkson Road Developments GP Inc. et al v Dolente Concrete & Drain Company. She belongs to the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring group.

Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP appeared in four cases last week

John Adair, partner, advised B.C. Strategy Ltd. d/b/a Black Cube and one other defendant to the counterclaim in the Catalyst Capital Group case and acted for defendant K.S.K. Al Jabri in the Sakab Saudi case. He works on oppression cases.

Gord McGuire, partner, represented K. Wright and one other defendant in MBHD Holdings Inc. v Wright et al. He focuses on insurance coverage disputes.

Katie Glowach, associate, advised the Independent Electricity System Operator as the plaintiff in Independent Electricity System Operator v Solar Sky Farms Inc. She is developing a broad civil litigation practice.

Chaitons LLP appeared in four cases last week

Maya Poliak, partner, acted for applicant Marshallzehr Group Inc. in the cases of Marshallzehr Group Inc. v 98 James South (2022) Inc. et al, Marshallzehr Group Inc. v Spotlight on Courtland Inc., and Marshallzehr Group Inc. v La Pue International Inc. et al. She focuses on commercial litigation, insolvency, and restructuring.

Danish Afroz, partner, represented plaintiff Royal Bank of Canada in Royal Bank of Canada v Maxx Properties (No. 323) Ltd. et al. He handles all aspects of corporate restructuring and commercial insolvency matters.

Morrison Brown Sosnovitch LLP appeared in four cases last week

Natalie Schernitzki, partner, advised S. Whittaker and two other applicants in the Whittaker case, acted for M. Malone and three other applicants in the Malone case, represented applicant J.R. Nixon in the Nixon case, and advised W.N. Kinnear and one other applicant in the Kinnear case. She focuses on commercial litigation and estate litigation and planning.

Torys LLP appeared in four cases last week

Tony DeMarinis, partner, acted for Nevada Copper, Inc. and five other applicants in Nevada Copper, Inc. et al. He chairs the firm’s Canadian corporate restructuring and advisory practice.

Linda Plumpton, partner, represented Admiralty Advisors LLC and 11 other defendants in the Catalyst Capital Group case. She is experienced in competition litigation, class action defence, and corporate/commercial disputes.

Arlen Sternberg, partner, advised respondent Rogers Communications Inc. in 2356802 Ontario Corp. v 285 Spadina SPV Inc. et al. He focuses on business litigation.

Stacey Reisman, senior associate, acted for applicant Mithaq Capital SPC in Mithaq Capital SPC v Aimia Inc. She focuses on complex commercial litigation and securities law.

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