100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Scott Kugler is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and Head of the firm’s national Class Action Defence Group and its national Commercial Litigation Practice Group. His practice is focused on complex commercial matters including class actions (securities, competition law/anti-trust, and product liability), shareholder disputes, claims against directors/officers, and multifaceted corporate litigation often involving the oppression remedy. Scott has also had considerable experience handling broker/dealer disputes (civil and regulatory), product liability cases, franchise disputes, and dealer/distributor disputes. 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, TheLegal 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.