Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb is one of Canada’s foremost counsel practices. The firm conducts high-profile, complex litigation creatively and efficiently. The firm’s counsel practice is headed by some of Canada’s leading commercial litigators. The partners have extensive litigation experience. Each has earned a reputation for excellence in advocacy and for innovative strategies, not only in successfully litigating and resolving disputes, but in avoiding them as well.
They are among the most consistently recommended counsel in Canada, according to various surveys of the profession. Five of the partners, Jonathan Lisus, Terrence O’Sullivan, Matthew Gottlieb, Clifford Lax and Eric Hoaken, have been inducted as members of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. They and other lawyers at the firm are consistently recognised for the quality of their counsel.
The firm provides litigation and counsel services involving a wide range of disputes before all levels of court in Ontario and Canada, administrative tribunals, and arbitration panels. The core of the firm’s litigation practice is significant civil and commercial litigation involving private and public businesses, financial institutions and regulatory bodies. The firm also acts regularly as counsel in administrative proceedings, class actions, employment disputes, insolvency litigation, public law and constitutional issues, franchise issues, libel and slander actions, and health law litigation. The firm’s clients are based in Canada, the United States and elsewhere.