David Sterns Archives - Sotos Class Actions

Sotos Class Actions team ranked by Chambers Canada 2022

We are delighted and honoured that Chambers Canada has once again recognized us a leading class actions firm. According to Chambers Canada What the team is known for A highly regarded Toronto-based boutique law firm that is active in the plaintiff class action space. The team is particularly strong in franchising, employment, privacy and consumer […]

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Sotos Class Actions Team recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada

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Sotos Class Actions team has been included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for their work in Class Action Litigation. Congratulations to Jean-Marc Leclerc, Andy Seretis, Louis Sokolov, and David Sterns. We want to express our gratitude to our clients and peers for their continued support and trust. The Best Lawyers is […]

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Jean-Marc Leclerc, Louis Sokolov and David Sterns are recognized as Lexpert-ranked lawyers in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has been released and recognizes Jean-Marc Leclerc, Louis Sokolov and David Sterns as Leading Legal Practitioners in the Class Actions field across Canada based on an extensive peer survey process. Sotos Class Actions has been recognized as Consistently Recommended under Toronto Leading Firms – Boutique Firms. Jean-Marc Leclerc – […]

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2020 Entertainment & Technology Law Conference

The Entertainment & Technology Law Conference series was established to merge entertainment law issues with insight on the new technology and media concerns that directly affect the music industry. At this year’s Law Conference, David Sterns will be speaking on copyrights class actions in Canada on Friday, September 25th. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2HmFqsY

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Chambers Canada has ranked Sotos as a leading class actions firm

We have once again been distinguished by Chambers Canada in its 2021 edition as a leading class actions law firm for taking on complex and challenging class actions across all industries. According to the research done by the publication: What the team is known for Highly regarded Toronto-based boutique active in the plaintiff class action […]

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David Sterns: Bill 161 will shut the door of the courts on the most vulnerable people in our society

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On June 11th, David Sterns appeared before the Ontario Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Justice Policy to give testimony on proposed amendments to the Class Proceedings Act. David warned the Committee that Bill 161 will shut the door of the courts on the most vulnerable people in our society: • It will limit the ability of […]

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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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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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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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Sotos Class Action team once again ranks highly in Chambers Canada 2019

The Sotos Class Action team has once again been featured on the Chamber Canada Class Actions- Plaintiff list for 2019. David Sterns moved up the rankings this year while Louis Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc maintained excellent positioning. Commentary about our firm and lawyers included: ‘Market sources consider the practice a “standout” in the market and […]

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Sotos Class Actions team recognized as leading lawyers by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Sotos Class Actions team is a recognized leader in class action litigation in Canada. David Sterns and Louis Sokolov were ranked among the leading Class Action practitioners. The rankings can be found here: http://www.lexpert.ca/directory/practice-areas/ranking/class-actions-L7/

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Sotos Class Action Team recognized in Chambers Canada 2018

The Sotos Class Action team has once again been featured on the Chamber Canada Class Actions- Plaintiff list. David Sterns, Louis Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc were each recognized for the work.

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Sotos Class Action Team keeps up momentum in Chambers Canada 2017

The Sotos Class Action team has once again featured on the Chamber Canada Class Actions- Plaintiff list. David Sterns, Lou Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc were each recognized for the work. Click here to visit the Chambers Canada rankings.

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Consumer Sues Lenovo (Canada) Inc. for Breach of Contract and Breach of Privacy Over Malicious Software

A class action lawsuit seeking $10 million in damages on behalf of Canadian consumers who purchased Lenovo computers that came with pre-installed Superfish software (“Superfish“) was launched March 11, 2015 in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. As stated in the claim, “Superfish is potentially dangerous and may allow anyone on a Wi-Fi network to […]

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Sotos team awarded carriage of lithium batteries proposed class action

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When two separate class actions are brought over the same subject matter, courts are sometimes required to decide which action should take precedence and which team of lawyers should be given “carriage” of the dispute. The court found that the class members would be best served by allowing the claim brought by the Sotos/Siskinds team to proceed and by staying the competing action.

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