Kent E. Thomson, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5566
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: kentthomson@dwpv.com
 
 
 

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Head of the firm's Litigation Department in Toronto, with extensive experience in complex, high-stakes litigation. Has acted as lead counsel in a number of precedent-setting cases in the areas of oppression, plans of arrangement, class actions, securities law, tort law, competition law, tax law, voting law and defamation. A number of these cases have been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada. Has conducted many trials and appeared at all levels of court throughout Canada, as well as in complex domestic and international arbitrations in Canada, the US, Europe and Africa. Recognized repeatedly as one of Canada's leading litigation counsel in, among others, Chambers Global; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides' Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 litigators; Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers and Guide to the World's Leading Litigation LawyersWho's Who Legal Canada: Litigation. Listed repeatedly in Lexpert® guides and directories; in Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star and recognized as one of Canada’s Top 25 Trial Lawyers. Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest ranking for legal ability and integrity. Called to Ontario Bar in 1984.


Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)
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