John B. Laskin

Federal Court of Canada (Appeal Division)

90 Sparks St
Ottawa, ON K1A 0H9

Senior trial and appellate counsel with a broad practice in business litigation and an emphasis on administrative and constitutional law, competition law and class actions. Has appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada, in the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, at every level of court in Ontario, in the courts of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Yukon, in domestic and international commercial arbitrations and before administrative tribunals. Recipient of the 2015 Law Society Medal. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrations. Member of the Ontario Regional Committee of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute. Speaks and writes regularly on public law, competition and civil litigation issues. Ontario Bar, 1979. Alberta Bar, 1987. LLM, 1977, University of California. LLB (Gold Medalist), 1976, University of Toronto.

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON); 1987 (AB)
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