Michael Schafler
Michael Schafler
Partner at Dentons Canada LLP
(416) 863-4457
(416) 863-4592
77 King St W, Suite 400, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1997 (ON)
Mike is a commercial litigator with almost 25 years’ experience handling significant disputes, including class actions. He has also acted as counsel on many large international and domestic arbitrations and, in 2017, obtained the QArb designation. Mike has particular expertise in auditor's liability and financial services litigation, professional negligence, real estate litigation, shareholder disputes, securities litigation, including proxy contests and contested M&A deals, and regulatory and appellate energy cases. Mike is currently a member of the Canada Region National Board, to which he was elected after serving as co-lead of the Dentons Canada Litigation and Dispute Resolution (LDR) group, and manager of the Toronto LDR group. Mike has also acted as practice leader for the global Litigation and Dispute Resolution group.
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