Gordon McKee

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-3884
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: gordon.mckee@blakes.com

Gord McKee is a senior partner in the Toronto Litigation Group of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. He has over 25 years’ litigation experience, and is Certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. He has for many years defended class actions and serious product liability claims in Canada with cross-border and complex scientific issues. He is one of a growing but small group of lawyers that has led the defence of class action common issues trials in Canada. He is recognized internationally as a leader in class actions, product liability and life sciences defence, and has received “lawyer of the year” awards from Benchmark Canada (product liability – 2015, 2014, 2013), LMG Life Sciences – Canada (product liability - 2015, 2014) and Best Lawyers (2016 Toronto class action litigation, 2015 Toronto product liability law). He is currently lead counsel in Ontario and managing litigation nationally for some of the world's largest manufacturers of prescription and over-the-counter medicines, medical devices, consumer goods and transportation/construction vehicles. He is a frequent speaker on class actions, life sciences, product liability and trial advocacy. He is an active member of the IADC, DRI, PLAC and AS.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (ON)
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