Stikeman Elliott’s award-winning litigators are unique in their practical approach and ability to bring a clear understanding of our clients’ business objectives to each file. Drawing upon the subject matter expertise of the team, as well as other experts across the firm, we tailor our approach to minimize risk and overcome legal challenges through creative solutions. Our team will design and aggressively pursue litigation strategies that give our clients a strategic advantage in achieving their desired results, whether through a successful outcome in court or a favourable settlement.
Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group was recently awarded the Chambers Canada 2019 “Litigation Law Firm of the Year” award, which recognizes the firm as a top partner for clients faced with critical litigation matters. Our strengths span across industries and include expertise in such areas as product liability, securities regulation, competition/antitrust, directors’ and officers’ liability, and many others. We are also known for devising effective tactics in defending class actions and utilizing alternative dispute resolution strategies to advance client objectives. Our group members are regularly retained by boards of directors and senior management of public corporations to conduct independent investigations and inquiries on a range of sensitive legal and ethical issues.