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Dentons, Robb Heintzman, Toronto, CANADA

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Robb Heintzman

Tel:
Work (416) 863 4776
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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Counsel

Career

Robb is a senior counsel in Dentons' Toronto office and leads the firm’s Securities Litigation Group. With over 30 years experience as a litigation specialist, Robb has acted as lead counsel in many complex and precedent setting securities and commercial cases in Canada and regularly acts for corporate clients including banks, investment firms, underwriters, portfolio managers and professional service firms. He successfully represented a national professional services firm in the first class action in Ontario under the Ontario Class Proceedings Act and has since been engaged on behalf of corporate clients in many class actions brought by shareholders, lenders, and other creditors. He has acted in proxy fights, hostile take-overs and has appeared before securities’ regulators on compliance issues. A proponent of alternative dispute resolution, Robb has also been involved in many negotiated settlements, mediations, and arbitrations.

Read Robb's full biography here.

Languages

English

Member

Education

Queen's University, 1977, LLB
Queen's University, 1974, BA


Canada

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Dentons’ group, which has a broad footprint across Canada, stands out for its ability to 'recommend solutions that have the potential to improve the client’s business’. The energy sector is a key source of work, but the practice has a wide focus that also encompasses financial services, mining, manufacturing, construction and transport. The team is particularly robust in Calgary, which is the seat of group co-lead Gordon Tarnowsky QC; he is representing Niko in two ICSID arbitration proceedings. In Toronto, senior counsel and securities litigation lead Robb Heintzman is a 'top litigator and very strong strategist’; he acted alongside Matthew Fleming to represent Deloitte in a complex auditor liability case brought by Livent. The 'proactive and client-focused’ Michael Schafler is also based in Toronto. Other names to note include David Wotherspoon in Vancouver and Laurent Nahmiash in Montreal.

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