181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1989 (NL); 1992 (ON)
Scott Maidment is one of Canada's leading litigation counsel, and he has appeared before trial and appellate courts across the country. He has been repeatedly listed in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, and the Lexpert® Special Edition – Litigation. Scott is recognized in Canada and abroad as one of the world’s top product liability lawyers, and is known especially for his work in class actions and complex cases, particularly for companies in the life sciences industry. His trial and appellate practice has also covered a wide range of other legal disputes in a number of economic sectors. He has conducted trials, arbitrations, applications and appeals involving issues of contract, competition law, negligence, insurance law, defamation, employment law, real estate, constitutional law, human rights, and transportation law. Scott has served as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School and has taught trial advocacy for The Advocates’ Society, the Attorney General of Canada and the United Nations. He is currently the President of The Advocates’ Society.