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McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Michael A. Feder QC

Vancouver, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General CommercialDispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)Litigation: Product Liability
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Litigation: General Commercial - British Columbia

Band 2

Vancouver-based Michael Feder QC represents an enviable list of clients in corporate and commercial dispute resolution. His experience includes regulatory and contractual disputes as well as class action litigation.
"Michael Feder is the first person I call if I am in need of litigation expertise. He is bright and provides practical legal advice." "Michael Feder is terrific on his feet, both as an appellate lawyer and in a trial. He also has a lot of Supreme Court experience."
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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) - Nationwide - Canada

Band 4

Vancouver-based Michael Feder QC attracts plaudits for his class action work, representing distinguished names in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors in claims concerning product liability and privacy.
"He is not only a master strategist, he is an imposing legal advocate in court." "He is particularly experienced in privacy-related litigation."
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Litigation: Product Liability - Nationwide - Canada

Band 3

Michael Feder QC is particularly noted for his product liability practice based out of Vancouver. He is often leading national cases for manufacturers as well as pharmaceutical and tobacco companies.
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Highly versatile litigator. Handles both complex commercial disputes and constitutional and other public law litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Practices nationally in the product liability and class action fields. Has acted in more than 25 Supreme Court of Canada appeals on a wide variety of subjects, including as amicus curiae appointed by the Chief Justice of Canada to assist the court. Lead counsel for the successful appellants in the leading Canadian cases on contractual interpretation (Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp.) and discretionary trusts (S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp.). Member of Supreme Court Advocacy Institute’s National Advisory Committee and past Executive Director. Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018. Recognized by Canadian Lawyer magazine as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential in 2019. Included by Benchmark Litigation on its Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada list.

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British Columbia Bar, 2004.

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Michael A. Feder QC

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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