Louis Frapporti is the managing partner of Gowlings WLG’s Hamilton office. His practice is focused on product liability and insurance litigation, negligence and other tort actions, contractual disputes, and appellate advocacy. His clients are primarily Canadian, US, European, and Chinese corporations, particularly manufacturers and insurers, who retain him to defend or prosecute product liability, negligence, and/or breach of contract claims. Beyond his practice obligations, as the Managing Partner of the Hamilton Office Louis commits his time to advancing initiatives around innovation and social impact as it relates to the pioneering of collaborative partnerships between his firm and a host of public and community institutions, including the City of Hamilton, McMaster University, Mohawk College, and the many organizations to which they are connected.Following his call to the Bar in 1992, he served a two-year appointment as a clerk to the Chief Justice of Ontario. In addition to his role as an advocate and in management, Louis leads a number of significant client relationships exploring innovative methods of collaboration. Louis has long been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
Year Called to the Bar:
Litigation - Commercial Insurance
Litigation - Corporate Commercial