Malcolm Ruby

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Malcolm Ruby

Toronto
Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Malcolm Ruby’s practice areas include class actions, product liability and trans-border disputes. In Toth v. Canada, 2019 FC 125, Ruby headed Gowling WLG’s team that acted on behalf of a class of disabled Canadian veterans. He assisted in reaching a final settlement agreement that awarded members of the class compensation for harm caused by discriminatory policies and practices. This nationally certified class proceeding was notable because the firm liaised with the Canada Revenue Agency to prevent income tax deductions from the settlement or the imposition of reporting requirements. He also served as lead counsel in Canada (Attorney General) v. Galderma Canada Inc., 2019 FCA 196, which was named by Managing Intellectual Property America as its “Impact Case of the Year.” Ruby has represented prominent clients such as the U.S. government, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Ontario Securities Commission, but he has also gone out of his way to act on behalf of vulnerable groups.

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