Steve Tenai is a member of the Aird & Berlis Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Steve is a skilled advocate with more than 25 years’ experience. He has represented individual and corporate clients before all levels of trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before various regulatory bodies, including the Ontario Securities Commission. His practice focuses on class action, securities, M&A, corporate, commercial, oppression and privacy related litigation. He has defended over a dozen securities and consumer related class actions. Steve's experience also includes representing clients within the context of investigations by securities and law enforcement agencies. He has further undertaken internal investigations on behalf of clients. Steve began his legal career as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Called to the Ontario Bar (1992). Recognized by Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers, Lexpert, Benchmark Canada and Martindale-Hubbell.
Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America; Canadian Bar Association; Litigation Counsel of America; Ontario Bar Association, Class Actions Section (Executive Committee Member 2018-2021) and Privacy and Access to Information Law Section (Executive Committee Member 2018-2019); The Advocates’ Society (Former Member, Board of Directors).