155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5574
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: sforbes@dwpv.com

Partner and leading litigator in corporate/commercial, class action, securities and competition litigation. Past president of The Advocates' Society and Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Defense counsel in competition-related, national and cross-border class actions (e.g., involving air cargo, lithium ion batteries and optical disc drives); counsel in various competition proceedings (e.g., abuse of dominance case against Toronto Real Estate Board before the Competition Tribunal and criminal case against chocolate confectionary manufacturers). Highly experienced in defending litigation for directors and audit committees. Adjunct professor, University of Toronto Law School, Advanced Advocacy. Named in GCR 100 Canada; Chambers Global and Chambers Canada in Competition/Antitrust: Litigators, Dispute Resolution and Class Action (Defence); Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star in Commercial Litigation and Competition; Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation as one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation (Canada); Who's Who Legal Canada: Litigation and Competition; and Best Lawyers in Canada. Law clerk to a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School. Ontario Bar, 1992.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
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