Gerald Chan
Gerald Chan
Partner at Stockwoods LLP
(416) 593-1617
(416) 593-9345
77 King St W, Suite 4130, TD North Twr, PO Box 140, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007 (ON)
Practices criminal, constitutional, administrative, and select civil litigation. Defends white collar criminal/regulatory cases (e.g., investigated by RCMP IMET, OSC, OPP) at trial and investigation stages (including special committee investigations). Litigates cases at the intersection of technology and criminal law. Represents lawyers facing negligence allegations, subpoenas, and professional discipline. Counsel in judicial reviews and appeals, including over 20 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada (e.g., data privacy, cannabis, foreign corruption, insider trading). Named Top 25 Most Influential by Canadian Lawyer in 2019. Recognized in Lexpert, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, and Benchmark Litigation. Co-author of Sentencing, 9th ed. (LexisNexis, 2017) and Digital Evidence: Practitioner’s Handbook, 2nd ed. (Emond, 2021). Co-editor of Digital Privacy: Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Litigation (LexisNexis, 2018) and Litigating Artificial Intelligence (Emond, 2021). Faculty member of the National Criminal Law Program and University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. Member of the Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee. Past President of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Ontario. Clerked for Abella J. and graduated co-gold medallist from Osgoode Hall.
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