Managing Partner: Matthew P Gottlieb
Number of partners: 12 Number of other lawyers: 17
Languages: English, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb (LOLG) is Canada’s premier counsel firm. The firm’s lawyers handle the most complex commercial disputes and public law cases. They carry a robust trial, arbitration and appellate practice across the country and in the Supreme Court of Canada.
LOLG is regularly engaged as trial and appellate co-counsel by peer law firms, and as court officers in large and sensitive litigation mandates. The firm also acts as counsel in insolvency cases, class actions, securities litigation and administrative law matters, as well as infrastructure, franchise, employment and health law disputes.
LOLG also has one of Canada’s leading restructuring & insolvency practices. The firm’s insolvency counsel are ranked among the top nationally and have material roles in Canada’s largest and most complex insolvency proceedings and restructurings.
LOLG’s practitioners are leaders at the bar, holding positions on the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism and the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, and fellowships in elite trial organisations. Its associates are of the highest caliber, recruited primarily from judicial clerkships at the Supreme Court of Canada, provincial Courts of Appeal and the Commercial List of the Superior Court of Justice. LOLG's partners are among the most consistently recommended counsel in Canada and represent clients in Canada, the United States, and from overseas.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Administrative & Constitutional Law
■ Arbitration & Mediation
■ Class Actions
■ Corporate Commercial Litigation
■ Construction, Infrastructure & P3 Litigation
■ Corporate Governance
■ Cross-border Disputes
■ Defamation & Media Law
■ Employment Litigation
■ Estates Litigation
■ Franchise Litigation
■ Health Law Litigation
■ Insolvency & Restructuring
■ Intellectual Property Disputes
■ Investigations & Intentional Torts
■ Product Liability
■ Professional Negligence & Regulation
■ Real Estate Litigation
■ Securities Litigation