Partner,Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

Michael practices in our brokerage liability and employment litigation groups and he has litigated defamation matters. He is an experienced civil litigator having been called to the bar in 1992.

His practice has a particular focus on broker liability litigation and employment law matters. Michael has also acted as lead counsel on matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. As well he has appeared on administrative matters involving the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, The Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario and the Ontario Securities Commission.

He has acted and advised on employment matters involving Employment Standards, Human Rights and wrongful dismissal claims (both employee and management side). As well, in the regulatory area, he has acted on behalf of both dealers and individual registrants. Michael has acted on matters before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

He has also acted in a variety of areas including securities, regulatory enforcement and professional negligence. Michael represents registrants in proceedings before provincial securities commissions, self-regulatory organizations and the courts. He has advised corporations and individuals involved in proceedings before provincial securities commissions and in general employment matters.

Michael has successfully resolved numerous litigation claims through trial and appeal and Michael has successfully resolved many more claims, both litigation and regulatory, through mediation and negotiation.