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Ari N. Kaplan


Koskie Minsky LLP - Toronto

Phone: (416) 595-2087
Fax: (416) 204-2875
E-mail: akaplan@kmlaw.ca



Year called to the Bar: 1999
Partner. Author of Pension Law, Canada’s first book in the area and winner of the Walter Owen book prize for excellence in new Canadian legal literature. Cited as an authority by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Law Commission of Ontario and the Ontario Expert Commission on Pensions. Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Toronto and past assistant professor at the University of Western Ontario. Appointed in 2010 by the Attorney General to the Board of Trustees of the Law Foundation of Ontario. Head of business development at Paper Bag Records, a leading Canadian independent record label. Counsel on some of Canada’s leading pension cases. Appears regularly in media. Appears before courts and tribunals, including appellate courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. Practice focus on employee benefits during employer restructuring and wind up matters; administrative law, human rights claims and class actions involving pension rights; plan governance and regulatory compliance. Clients include any pension stakeholder including trustees of multi-employer plans, employee and pensioner groups, private and public sector trade unions. Past Chair of the OBA, Pension & Benefits Section. BA (Hons.), McGill; LLB, LLM, Osgoode.