Matthew Milne-Smith

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5595
Fax: (416) 863-0871

Partner in the litigation practice. Matthew’s practice encompasses a broad range of civil litigation, including commercial disputes, class actions, constitutional challenges, insolvency proceedings, novel tort claims and other matters. He has tried numerous cases and appeared before a variety of courts and other tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Matthew’s reported cases include leading decisions in the areas of class actions, securities litigation, enforcement of foreign judgments, insolvency, freedom of speech and solicitors' duty of loyalty. Matthew was named Benchmark Canada’s 2014 Insolvency Lawyer of the Year arising out of his role in the $7.3-billion Nortel allocation dispute. Recognized in Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in Corporate and Commercial Litigation, gaming law, and Class Action Litigation. Yale Law School, JD, 1999. Clerked for the Honourable Justice Frank Iacobucci, Supreme Court of Canada, 1999–2000. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2001.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (ON); 2000 (New York)
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