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Michael Eizenga

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) , Litigation: Product Liability
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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) - Nationwide - Canada

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Toronto-based Michael Eizenga co-chairs the firm's class action practice and is regarded as a top choice of counsel in the space. His practice encompasses competition, product liability and privacy-related actions, including a number of the jurisdiction's most high-profile cases.
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Litigation: Product Liability - Nationwide - Canada

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Michael Eizenga is a distinguished practitioner who splits his time between Vancouver and Toronto, with a particularly prominent position in Canada's class action field. He is regularly instructed for his counsel on high-profile and high-value medical product liability cases.
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Co-head of the firm's class actions practice, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Mike is recognised as one of Canada's leading commercial and class action litigators. He advises and represents clients on all issues relating to commercial litigation and class proceedings, including product liability, securities, competition and other commercial matters.

Career

University of Western Ontario, BA, MA, LLB (1979, 1986, 1989); Dallas Seminary, ThM (1983); Admitted to the Ontario bar (1991) and the British Columbia bar (2015).

Personal

Mike has been appointed Special Master by the Superior Court of Justice in three class actions and amicus curiae in a major class action appeal. In 2017, Michael was awarded the Law Society Medal by the LSUC, recognizing his undisputed leadership in the Class Action Bar and outstanding commitment to public service. He is a frequent speaker to organizations such as the International Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, The Advocates' Society and The Law Society of Ontario. Michael is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching class actions. He is active in community and charitable activities and currently serves as Chair of the Board of War Child Canada.

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Michael Eizenga

Bennett Jones LLP

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3400 One First Canadian Place,

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