Katherine Kay is a partner with the litigation and competition departments in the Toronto office; head of the competition litigation practice and has served on the Partnership Board, Executive Committee and Toronto Management Committee. Her practice concentrates on complex commercial litigation, often involving the interplay between regulatory, civil (notably, class actions) and criminal law regimes. She is described by Chambers Global as “virtually insurmountable in the area of competition litigation” and by Global Competition Review as “arguably the best competition litigator Canada has to offer.” Areas of focus include competition, product liability, securities, franchise, corruption and other white collar cases. Known for highly effective advocacy before courts and tribunals across the country, and is a first call for “bet the farm” situations, including conducting internal investigations and advising management and boards of directors. Multiple recognitions, including: Canadian Competition Litigator of the Year (2016), The Best Lawyers in Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers; Chambers Global: Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, among others.