Scott Kugler is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and head of the firm’s Canadian National Class Action Defence Group and its Canadian Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He is trusted by his clients to provide clear, understandable, and practical advice. His practice is focused on complex commercial matters including class actions (securities and competition law/anti-trust and product liability), shareholder disputes, claims against directors and officers, broker/dealer disputes (civil and regulatory), franchise disputes, dealer/distributor disputes, and multifaceted corporate litigation often involving the oppression remedy. Scott has been successful in obtaining excellent outcomes for his clients through litigation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or a combination of them depending on the nature of the dispute and his client’s objectives. Scott has been recognized in Chambers Canada, Benchmark Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Legal 500 Canada, and The Best Lawyers in Canada in a number of different practice areas including class action litigation, corporate commercial litigation, securities litigation, and dispute resolution. In 2014, he was recognized as one of Lexpert®'s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40."
Year Called to the Bar:
Litigation - Corporate Commercial