100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1987 (ON); 1988 (QC); 1986 (New York)
Steven Sofer is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, practising in the area of advocacy. He has been actively involved in securities matters, constitutional matters, and class actions for over 30 years. Steven prosecuted cases for the Ontario Securities Commission involving insider trading and broker/dealer misconduct and taught the staff of various securities commissions in both of these areas. Steven has coordinated internal investigations and responses to regulatory inquiries. He has both acted for regulators and represented a number of registrants before regulators. Steven works in teams, both with lawyers inside and outside of Gowling WLG, ensuring that the most appropriate person is always the one doing the required task. He has also been a key part of and has coordinated teams acting in product liability and securities class actions across Canada. Steven has also acted in various constitutional matters that reached the Supreme Court of Canada. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and is on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.