Firm Profile > Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP > Toronto, Canada

Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP
145 KING ST. WEST, SUITE 2750
TORONTO, ON M5H 1J8
Canada

Dispute resolution Tier 1

First-class litigation boutique Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP houses some of the best trial lawyers in the country. The Toronto-based team advises on complex commercial and public law disputes and is routinely involved in high-profile, precedent-setting cases. Jonathan Lisus is highly sought after for commercial and public law cases, with a strong recent run in infrastructure and PPP-related litigation. Other senior names to note include Matthew Gottlieb, who ranks among the market’s leading trial lawyers; and Terrence O’Sullivan , who is recognized nationally for his reputation in landmark disputes. The firm’s future stars include Shaun Laubman, Rahool Agarwal (‘very strong in complex disputes’) and Paul Fruitman, who has built up an impressive track record in high-stakes cases. Lars Brusven is a standout associate.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Sears Canada

Nortel Networks Corp.

KingSett Capital

Canadian Overseas Petroleum

Mizrahi Developments Inc.

PWC Canada (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

KingSett Mortgage Corporation

J. Douglas Cunningham QC, in his capacity as litigation Trustee to Sears Canada

The Honourable Warren K. Winkler, in his capacity as the Tobacco Claimants Coordinator in the Imperial Tobacco CCAA proceeding

Purdue Pharma

Trump Organization

Praxair Canada Inc.

Quadrangle Group

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Parc-IX

Minotar Holdings Inc

Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc.

Coxswain Row Capital Corporation

Strada Crush

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4

Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP is regularly engaged as trial and appellate co-counsel by peer law firms, and also serves as court appointed officers in large and sensitive bankruptcy matters. The Toronto-based firm specializes in contentious bankruptcy work and has also acted as counsel in, class actions, securities litigation and administrative law matters. Matthew Gottlieb  and Jonathan Lisus jointly lead the practice.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Sears Canada

Nortel Networks Corp.

KingSett Capital Inc.

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited

Mizrahi Developments Inc., et al.

PWC Canada (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)

KingSett Mortgage Corporation

J. Douglas Cunningham, Q.C., in his capacity as Litigation Trustee to Sears Canada

2668602 Ontario Inc. (Bowring Canada/Bombay & Co. Insolvency)

The Honourable Warren K. Winkler in his capacity as the Tobacco Claimants Coordinator in the Imperial Tobacco Limited CCAA proceeding

Purdue Pharma

Trump Organization

Praxair Canada Inc.

Quadrangle Group

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Parc-IX Limited

Minotar Holdings Inc

Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc.

Coxswain Row Capital Corporation

Strada Crush Limited

Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb (LOLG) is Canada’s premier counsel firm. The firm’s lawyers handle the most complex commercial disputes and public law cases. They carry a robust trial, arbitration and appellate practice across the country and in the Supreme Court of Canada.

LOLG is regularly engaged as trial and appellate co-counsel by peer law firms, and as court officers in large and sensitive litigation mandates. The firm also acts as counsel in insolvency cases, class actions, securities litigation and administrative law matters, as well as infrastructure, franchise, employment and health law disputes.

LOLG also has one of Canada’s leading restructuring & insolvency practices. The firm’s insolvency counsel are ranked among the top nationally and have material roles in Canada’s largest and most complex insolvency proceedings and restructurings.

LOLG’s practitioners are leaders at the bar, holding positions on the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism and the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, and fellowships in elite trial organizations. Its associates are of the highest caliber, recruited primarily from judicial clerkships at the Supreme Court of Canada, provincial Courts of Appeal and the Commercial List of the Superior Court of Justice. LOLG’s partners are among the most consistently recommended counsel in Canada and represent clients in Canada, the United States, and from overseas.

For further information visit  www.lolg.ca

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Matthew Gottlieb mgottlieb@lolg.ca 416 644 5353
Partner Jonathan Lisus jlisus@lolg.ca 416 598 7873
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Rahool Agarwal photo Mr Rahool Agarwal Rahool’s practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation, including contractual disputes,…
 Lars Brusven photo Lars Brusven Lars has represented clients in a broad range of matters including commercial…
 Paul Fruitman photo Paul Fruitman Paul Fruitman’s commercial litigation practice focuses on contract disputes, health law, real…
Mr Matthew Gottlieb photo Mr Matthew Gottlieb   Matthew Gottlieb practises business litigation including corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency…
Mr Shaun Laubman photo Mr Shaun Laubman Shaun practises corporate commercial litigation, including shareholder and partnership disputes, fraud cases,…
Mr Jonathan Lisus photo Mr Jonathan Lisus Jonathan’s practice focuses on commercial and public law trial and appellate litigation.…
 Terrence O’Sullivan photo Terrence O’Sullivan Terry’s practice includes civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on business…
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