October 6, 2022
Sotos Class Actions team ranked by Chambers Canada 2023
We are thrilled to once again be named a top-tier class action law firm by Chambers Canada. Congratulations to Louis Sokolov, David Sterns, and Jean-Marc Leclerc for being ranked. According to research conducted by Chambers Canada:
What the team is known for
Sotos LLP is 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.
“The lawyers at Sotos are unique in their ability to assess complex matters and formulate winning strategies.”
“The lawyers at Sotos have an outstanding knowledge of the caselaw relating to class actions in all of the Canadian jurisdictions.”
Sotos represented Condo Corporation as the plaintiff in a class action dispute seeking compensation for damages sustained as a result of alleged bid-rigging and anti-competitive conduct.
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. “Louis is a highly skilled litigator and an effective listener.” “He’s a thoughtful, modest and effective lawyer who gets great results.”
David Sterns’ class action cases have been at the forefront of the law relating to privacy, antitrust, consumer protection and human rights. “David is one of the leaders of the class action plaintiff’s Bar in Canada. His knowledge of the law and strategic vision is nearly unmatched.” “David shows a high degree of integrity and understanding.”
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. “Jean-Marc is a smart and practical lawyer. He identifies the potential challenges of a case and strategies for addressing those challenges.” “He is a very skilled lawyer.”
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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.