100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Sandra Barton, a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office, is a trial lawyer practising civil and commercial litigation. Her practice includes complex commercial litigation involving infrastructure, contract, shareholder, and commercial real estate disputes; class action defence; product liability; defamation; professional liability defence; and trademark and copyright disputes. Sandra has represented clients before all levels of courts and in private arbitrations, in local and in multi-jurisdictional disputes. In so doing, Sandra works closely with clients and counsel in the US and throughout Canada to develop cogent, cost-effective litigation strategies. Sandra is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been ranked by several publications as a top commercial litigator and as a top-class action litigator. A sought-after trial advocacy instructor, Sandra has trained lawyers across North America in a range of trial and appellate skills. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a lead instructor in its annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop for lawyers across Canada. Sandra is also a visiting instructor at the University of Notre Dame and regularly trains lawyers for The Advocates' Society.