Sotos Class Actions team has been ranked as leading practitioners by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020

David Sterns and Louis Sokolov have once again been recognized as leading practitioners in Class Actions practice area by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles of leading practitioners across Canada in more than 60 practice areas and

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Bell called upon to waive charges on prison long distance calls during the COVID-19 crisis

TORONTO, March 19, 2020 – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has suspended all visits with family and friends at Ontario jails. In these circumstances, Bell’s telephones in Ontario jails have become the only way prisoners can communicate with their families and support network. Bell charges over $30 for a long distance call of no more than 20 minutes.

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David Sterns ranked as leading litigation lawyer 2019

Congratulations to David Sterns, who is recognized for his exceptional legal expertise and has been ranked as a leading litigation lawyer in the 2019 Lexpert Special Edition – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers feature. This special edition is published in the December issue of The Globe and Mail‘s Report on Business magazine. To view the publication online, please click here.

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First Nations Youth Class Action – Response Statement

In the class action matter of Xavier Moushoom and Jeremy Meawasige v. The Attorney General of Canada, Sotos LLP, Kugler Kandestin, LLP, and Miller Titerlie + Company (“Class Counsel”), release the following statement in response to the statement released on November 25th by the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General: Class Counsel filed a

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Jonathan Schachter appointed by PIAC

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) works on behalf of Canadian consumers to advocate for fair and balanced interpretation and application of Canadian laws. We are very proud to announce that Jonathan Schachter of Sotos Class Actions has been appointed as one of the four new directors to the PIAC Board, along with Konrad von

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Sotos Class Actions ranked as leading law firm by Chambers Canada

Sotos Class Actions is proud to announce that our team has again been highly ranked in the field of Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) by Chambers Canada in its 2020 edition. The publication states: Highly regarded Toronto-based boutique active in the plaintiff class action space. The team is particularly strong in franchising, employment, privacy and

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Court Awards $16.8 million to Ontario Consumers

On May 13, 2019, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice  granted judgment in a ground-breaking class action on behalf of Ontario consumers of “gift cards” who were charged illegal fees. Sotos LLP and Goldblatt Partners LLP jointly represent Representative Plaintiff, Joyce Bernstein against Peoples Trust Company (“PTC”).  Bernstein brought the case on behalf of consumers

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