Guy J. Pratte
Guy J. Pratte
(416) 700-6265
(416) 367-6749
22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON); 2002 (QC)
Guy focuses his practice on complex litigation including commercial law, class actions, administrative law, and constitutional law. Fully bilingual and called to the Bars of Ontario and Québec, Guy has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada in approximately 25 cases, and is likely if not the only counsel in Canada that regularly argues cases involving civil law and common law matters. Guy pleads regularly in the Superior and Appeal Courts of Ontario and Québec, as well as the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, former president of The Advocates' Society, and a director of the Supreme Court of Canada Advocacy Institute. He taught courses focused on the Supreme Court of Canada at the University of Toronto as an adjunct professor. He is a recipient of the Law Society of Ontario medal and of the Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation. He is also highly recognized in various industry directories, including Chambers Global (Dispute Resolution), The Best Lawyers in Canada, and Who's Who Legal. Guy was named Advocatus Emeritus by the Québec Bar for "outstanding contributions to the legal profession." Guy has held several management positions at BLG, and is currently Chair Emeritus of BLG.
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