Ian is a Partner in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Ian's wide-ranging practice includes: commercial litigation, securities litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, insurance litigation (including coverage opinions), estate litigation, construction litigation (including highway construction and lien matters), employment disputes, commercial landlord and tenant disputes, environmental litigation, transportation litigation and health law disputes.
Ian has acted for individuals, estates and corporations, including physicians, pharmacists, banks, financial lenders, construction companies, and automotive dealerships, in a variety of matters which include: shareholder and partnership disputes, oppression remedy proceedings, insurance coverage disputes, injunctive proceedings including employment-related injunctions and Mareva injunctions, enforcement of guarantees, theft of goods while in transit, and proceedings related to breaches of the Quality of Care Information Protection Act.
In addition to working with U.S. counsel on the enforcement of Ontario judgments in New York, as well as breach of contract disputes in the State of Florida, Ian also acts as counsel to U.S. and European corporations.
Ian has represented clients before the Court of Appeal, the Divisional Court, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, and various tribunals, including the Licence Appeal Tribunal. Ian also represents post-graduate medical residents in relation to appeals concerning remediation, probation and expulsion.
Prior to joining Fogler, Rubinoff LLP, Ian practiced commercial and insurance litigation at the Waterloo office of a national firm.
FEBRUARY 09 2016
A Win for Landlords at the Court of Appeal: Mapleview - Veterans Drive Investments Inc. v. Papa Kerollus VI Inc. et al.
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
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ON Main Inc. v. Kempf,  ONSC 5152 - Counsel
Counsel on a motion with respect to defeating an Easement By Prescription and related relief claims on behalf of a development client.
Bandiera (Re),  O.J. No. 1654 - Lead Counsel, 2012
Counsel on a Motion to lift a stay of proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, and to validate a Mareva Injunction nunc pro tunc
Canadian Managed Healthcare Ltd. v. Appleton et al.,  O.J. No. 3821, 2011 ONSC 5054 - Counsel, 2011
Counsel on a Motion for Security for Costs, which were ordered in the amount of $50,000.00
Cecilio v. Turnberry Green Homes Inc. et al.,  O.J. No. 5663, 2010 ONSC 7077 - Lead Counsel, 2010
Counsel to one of several defendants, in which Ian's client sought and obtained Summary Judgment dismissing the Plaintiff's action
Gemstar Canada Inc. v. George A. Fuller Co.,  O.J. No. 4878, 2009 CarswellOnt 7151 - Lead Counsel, 2009
Counsel to Gemstar Canada Inc. in the successful opposition to a Motion setting aside amendments to a Statement of Claim and to a Motion challenging the Ontario Court's jurisdiction over the action
- Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, 2009
- Law Society of Upper Canada, 2007
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates' Society
- Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Admitted to Ontario Bar, 2007
- University of Windsor, LL.B., 2006
- University of Waterloo, B.A. (Hons.), 2002
- Notary Public