Heer Law, Presvelos Law appear in separate multimillion-dollar commercial cases

Chaitons LLP, Dentons Canada each in four Commercial List cases this week

Heer Law, Presvelos Law appear in separate multimillion-dollar commercial cases
Law firms appearing for the week ending October 15, 2022

Heer Law intellectual property lawyer Annette Latoszewska represented the plaintiffs in an $80 million action that leads Commercial List activity this week, while Presvelos Law LLP law Sam Presvelos represented the plaintiffs in a $50 million case.

The commercial case with the most notable concerned amount is 7572042 Canada Inc. et al v. The Bank of Nova Scotia with $80 million. Heer Law’s Intellectual Property lawyer Annette Latoszewska represented the plaintiffs while the respondents appear to be unrepresented.

Fakih et al v. Ahm Investments Corporation et al is the commercial case with the second highest concerned amount at $50 million. Presvelos Law LLP  lawyer Sam A. Presvelos represented the plaintiffs. The respondents in this matter also appear to be unrepresented.

Chaitons LLP appeared in four cases

Sam Rappos, partner, represented plaintiff Marshallzehr Group in Marshallzehr Group Inc. v. Areacor Inc. et al and plaintiff Royant Inc. in Royant Inc. v. 30 Cedar Holdings CIN. Rappos’ practice is focused on advising debtors, creditors, purchasers, suppliers, court officers and other interested parties with respect to bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Stephen Schwartz, partner, represented defendant F. Rubino in Deloitte Restructuring Inc. in its capactity as the trustee of the Estate of National Telecommunications Inc et al v. Rubino and defendant Silver Streams Homes (Puccini) and several others in Medi Group Incorporated et al v. Silver Streams Homes (Puccini) et al. Schwartz is an experienced litigator with proven expertise handling large and complex commercial litigation files.

Dentons Canada LLP in court four times

Meredith Bacal, senior associate, represented applicant Bon Five Investments Limited in Bon Five Investments Limited v. Brockhedge Investment Group (1) Inc. et al. Bacal has extensive experience litigating media, entertainment, defamation, and technology disputes.

Douglas Stewart, partner, represented respondent Freedom Mobile Inc. in 2356802 Ontario Corp. v. 285 Spadina SPV Inc. et al. Stewart’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis on professional liability and insurance-related matters.

Fraser Blair, partner, represented respondent Paidiem Payment Solutions Inc. in Robertson v. Paidiem Payment Solutions Inc. Blair’s practice focuses on corporate, commercial, tendering, contractual, construction, leasing, real estate development, professional negligence, insolvency and products liability disputes.

Matthew Fleming, partner, represented respondent E. Gomber in Ontario Securities Commission v. Csurgo et al. Fleming’s practice focuses on commercial litigation including securities litigation, class actions, product liability and professional liability matters.

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP in three cases

Elizabeth Kurz, associate, represented applicant Yroo Inc. and several others in Yroo Inc. et al v. St. John et al. Kurz maintains a broad litigation practice encompassing contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, construction disputes, class actions, and insurance defence.

Patrick Shea, partner, represented applicant A. Badr in BADR v. 2305136 Ontario Inc. et al and applicant D. Robertson in Robertson v. Paidiem Payment Solutions Inc. Shea’s practice primarily in the area of commercial law with a particular focus on the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency.

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