September 16, 2021
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 protection litigation, and is singled out for its competition and antitrust work. Its lawyers also win praise for their capabilities in the emerging area of data breach class actions. The firm frequently represents consumers, investors and employees.
One client praised the team for its "balance, professionalism and dedication to the task at hand," adding: "I have found the team to be factual, decisive and highly skilled. I recommend them highly and find them without peer in their particular area of expertise."
A Sotos team led by David Sterns represented the plaintiffs in a British Columbia class action brought against several major airlines (including Air Canada, West Jet and Air Transat) over the airlines' alleged failure to issue refunds for cancelled flights.
David Sterns ' class action cases have been at the forefront of the law relating to privacy, antitrust, consumer protection, and human rights. "He is an excellent, compelling advocate."
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. He is currently advising on a class action brought against Amazon involving alleged breaches of minimum employment standards.
About Chambers Canada
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About Sotos Class Actions
We are a recognized leader in class action litigation in Canada. We take on complex and challenging class actions across all industries, and prosecute them to conclusion. With a large and experienced team of class action professionals, we match resources against the largest defence firms in the country. Our cases have been at the forefront of the development of the law in diverse areas including employment (wage and hour litigation), antitrust (Competition Act), privacy, consumer protection and franchising and distribution.