September 14, 2020
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 space. The team is particularly strong in franchising, employment, privacy and consumer protection litigation, and is singled out for its competition and antitrust work. Also wins praise for its capabilities in the emerging area of data breach class actions. Frequently represents consumers, investors and employees.
Strengths One client commented: "We are extremely impressed with the team. They bring economy, efficiency and strategic acuity to the file."
Work highlights Continues to represent prisoner inmates alleging that Bell Canada charged exorbitant fees to make and collect calls from friends and family.
David Sterns is regularly instructed on antitrust class actions, as well as cases relating to privacy and discrimination against First Nations peoples. Sources say: "He is an experienced and excellent counsel who thinks strategically and is knowledgeable."
Jean-Marc Leclerc has notable experience handling high-profile automotive sector antitrust class actions, as well as privacy class actions in the financial services industry.
Louis Sokolov handles a broad range of class actions relating to employment law, market manipulation and price-fixing, as well as consumer protection. Sources describe him as a "formidable litigator" who is "practical and has great judgement."
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