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Linda Fuerst

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Securities
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Litigation: Securities - Ontario

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Linda Fuerst is a leading name in Toronto's disputes market who is exceptionally well versed concerning securities class actions, as well as securities-related litigation generally. She is further noted for her expertise and work in the cannabis sector. 
"You don't get a better securities lawyer than Linda Fuerst." "She is one of the top securities litigators in Canada."
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Linda Fuerst's litigation practice covers a broad range of commercial and professional liability matters, with a particular focus on securities litigation, class proceedings and regulatory issues. She has litigated civil, criminal and regulatory matters and has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, and represented clients in connection with investigations and proceedings by the Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia securities commissions, IIROC, the MFDA and the Competition Bureau. Ms. Fuerst has also directed internal investigations into matters including possible insider trading and backdating of stock options.

Ms. Fuerst began her legal career clerking for the Chief Justice of the High Court of Ontario. She practised criminal law and served as a part-time assistant crown attorney before joining the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission as senior investigation counsel. Following a rotation at the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, she joined a well-known litigation practice in Toronto where she practised from 1994 to 2015.

Ms. Fuerst is the Toronto local chair of our litigation and disputes group.

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Linda Fuerst

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222 Bay Street, suite 3000

M5K 1E7

P.O. Box 53

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ON M5J 2Z4

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