Linda Plumpton > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Torys
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Canada

Work Department

Competition & Antitrust, Dispute Resolution

Position

A highly accomplished advocate in commercial dispute resolution, class actions and competition and securities litigation, Linda Plumpton is known for her work in bet-the-company litigation and for her long track record defending clients in their most important disputes.

Chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, Linda is a recognized leading practitioner for her vast experience across competition litigation, class action defence, corporate/commercial disputes and securities litigation. Linda has appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada, in all levels of court in Ontario and in the Federal Court, as well as before the Competition Tribunal and the Ontario Securities Commission. She also advises clients in the areas of public law, constitutional law and employment.

Linda is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL).

Career

Ontario Bar, 1996

Memberships

Linda is a member of the American Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society and the Toronto Lawyers Association. She is a past Director of The Advocates’ Society, the past Vice-Chair of the Private Actions Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section and the past Vice-Chair of the Education Committee of The Advocates’ Society. She is currently a member of the Private Actions Committee, the Criminal Matters Committee and the Reviewable Matters Committee for the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. She is also a member of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Linda has taught advocacy and lectured on class actions and competition law issues at the Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and at programs run by The Advocates’ Society and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Linda serves a Director for Pro Bono Law Ontario and for MATCH International.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Competition and antitrust

(Leading individuals)

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In addition to advising clients on behavioural antitrust matters, the practice at Torys is also well-regarded for its non-contentious expertise and routinely handles complex transactions. Dany Assaf recently acted for George Weston Limited alongside Adrienne DiPaolo whereby they oversaw all competition aspects of its $1.1bn sale of its Weston Foods fresh and frozen bakery business. Assaf also co-leads the practice with Omar Wakil and Linda Plumpton, all are based in Toronto. Plumpton’s practice focus lies within litigation, and she boasts a track record in the handling of class action cases, foreign investment reviews and investigations.

 

Canada > Dispute resolution: Ontario

(Hall of Fame)

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Torys, a market leading firm in the Ontario market, is frequently engaged by prominent companies, both domestic and international, when faced with business-critical, multi-faceted litigation. Linda Plumpton is widely regarded as a leading figure within the corporate and commercial, competition, class action defence and securities disputes field, serving as practice co-head alongside Gillian Dingle, a lawyer who routinely supports leading capital market players in professional liability claims, securities class actions and regulatory investigations. Further standouts include Sheila Block, a provider of first-rate IP, defamation and administrative law dispute capabilities, as well as Sarah Whitmore whose strengths lie in employment, media and public law affairs. Over in Montreal, Sylvie Rodrigue fronts the local offering, leveraging a broad breadth of knowledge in civil and product liability, privacy, consumer protection, tort, gaming, banking and negligence claims; she is supported by Christopher Richter, a frequent advisor on the contentious elements of corporate deals, in addition to Marie-Ève Gingras, considered a rising star for product liability, consumer complaint, public law and price-fixing litigation.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Quebec

Torys, a market leading firm in the Ontario market, is frequently engaged by prominent companies, both domestic and international, when faced with business-critical, multi-faceted litigation. Linda Plumpton is widely regarded as a leading figure within the corporate and commercial, competition, class action defence and securities disputes field, serving as practice co-head alongside Gillian Dingle, a lawyer who routinely supports leading capital market players in professional liability claims, securities class actions and regulatory investigations. Further standouts include Sheila Block, a provider of first-rate IP, defamation and administrative law dispute capabilities, as well as Sarah Whitmore whose strengths lie in employment, media and public law affairs. Over in Montreal, Sylvie Rodrigue fronts the local offering, leveraging a broad breadth of knowledge in civil and product liability, privacy, consumer protection, tort, gaming, banking and negligence claims; she is supported by Christopher Richter, a frequent advisor on the contentious elements of corporate deals, in addition to Marie-Ève Gingras, considered a rising star for product liability, consumer complaint, public law and price-fixing litigation.