Goodmans LLP leads in 43-million-dollar commercial case

Borden Ladner Gervais, Stikeman Elliott had most commercial case appearances this week

Goodmans LLP leads in 43-million-dollar commercial case
Law firms appearing for the week ending October 15, 2022

The most notable commercial case this week is Actra Performers’ Rights Society v Re:Sound et al with a concerned amount of $43,100,000. Goodmans LLP partner Dan Block represented the plaintiff. The respondents appear unrepresented.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Cynthia Clarke represented respondent Purdue Pharma and several others in Purdue Pharma L.P. et al v Sandoz Canada Inc. et al. Cindy Clarke represents hospitals and health organizations with all manner of complex issues. She also has a class action defence practice focused on defending actions alleging improper claims were made about the health effects of a product or pharmaceutical.

Graeme Hamilton, partner, represented applicant East West Investment Management Corporation in East West Investment Management Corporation v Higgins et al. Hamilton is frequently engaged to conduct corporate internal investigations in response to allegations of corporate or employee malfeasance.

Stikeman Elliott appeared in two cases this week.

David Byers, partner, represented plaintiff PURDUE Pharma L.P. in Purdue Pharma L.P. et al v Sandoz Canada Inc. et al. Byers is highly experienced in complex commercial litigation, including product liability, securities, insolvency and insurance, as well as in domestic and international arbitration.

Ben Muller, associate, represented applicant The Valens Company Inc. in The Valens Company Inc. Muller’s practice focuses on restructuring and insolvency matters and he has experience representing debtors and court-appointed officers.

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