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Stephen S. Ruby
Senior Tax Partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Stephen S. Ruby, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Partner whose practice encompasses a broad range of corporate taxation matters, including corporate acquisitions & reorganizations, financings, international tax & tax litigation, as well as employee compensation arrangements. He regularly advises Canada-based multinationals on outbound investments and foreign enterprises on inbound Canadian investments. Past governor, Canadian Tax Foundation. Past president, Canadian Branch, IFA. Past chair, Joint Committee on Taxation of Canadian Bar Association and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Past chair, Tax Subsection, Canadian Bar Association. Former Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School (international tax). Instructor, Osgoode LLM program (real estate taxation). Received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian tax law. Achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating. Recognized in International Tax Review's Leading Tax Advisers and Tax Controversy Leaders as one of the world's leading tax dispute resolution lawyers; Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada: Corporate Tax; Expert Guides’ Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 tax lawyers and Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers. LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School. Ontario Bar, 1973.

Year Called to the Bar:1973 (ON)
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-5515
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: sruby@dwpv.com

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