Kirk is a partner at Koskie Minsky LLP. His practice focuses on class actions. He has been recognized by Lexpert® as a leading Canadian practitioner in Class Actions. He has appeared in courts across the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada, on matters dealing with class action litigation. Kirk was counsel in Cloud v. Canada, the first Indian residential schools class action Certified in Canada. A C$5-billion settlement was reached in the case. Kirk was designated as lead counsel to handle the nine settlement approval hearings. The settlement was approved by all provincial and territorial courts involved. Over 90,000 class members made claims. Kirk has also been counsel in a number of important securities cases against Nortel, Atlas, Kinross, Sino-Forest, Ernst and Young, BDO, Penn West and many others.