News & Events
November 13, 2018
Mireille Giroux was quoted in the November 5, 2018 Law Times news article stating: “I don’t know if, even with financial aid, I would be able to attend the Faculty of Law now. I find it extremely regrettable. It just goes against many of the inclusiveness and recruitment initiatives I know the faculty does […]” To
November 2, 2018
Koskie Minsky initiated a class proceeding against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of all individuals whose applications to the Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program were rejected. “A legal challenge against the Canadian government by alleged thalidomide survivors can proceed as a class action, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday”. To read the
September 24, 2018
We are pleased to announce that once again Koskie Minsky has been recognized as a top-ranked (Band 1) law firm by Chambers Canada in the areas of: Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) Pensions & Benefits Congratulations to all of our ranked lawyers!
August 21, 2018
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce that 9 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Additionally, Michael Mazzuca has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2019 Employee Benefits Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Toronto. Below is a complete list of KM
June 20, 2018
We are pleased to congratulate Celeste Poltak, a Partner in our Class Action Group, who has been named a winner of a 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award. This prestigious award recognizes Celeste’s Mid-Career Excellence in the Legal Profession; Practice Area of Class Actions. The awards will be presented at the Lexpert Zenith Awards Gala Event, scheduled
May 10, 2018
David Rosenfeld was quoted in the May 9, 2018 CBC News article “Federal court rulings could mean re-assessment of thousands of Qalipu Mi’kmaq applications.” To read the article, please click here. For more information about the class action and updates as they occur, please click here.
May 1, 2018
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to congratulate Andrea Bowker on her acceptance of the position of Solicitor at the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Andrea has been a valued member of the Firm’s Labour Law group since 2012 and will bring 22 years of labour law experience, both in private practice and as in-house counsel, to
April 26, 2018
David Rosenfeld was quoted in the April 25, 2018 CBC News article “Canada signed private agreement with Qalipu Mi’kmaq days before contentious changes to application process.” To read the article, please click here. For more information about the class action and updates as they occur, please click here.
April 25, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Arleen Huggins has been named the recipient of the 2018 Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) President’s Award for the outstanding work she has done throughout her career for the promotion and advancement of racialized women in the law. Congratulations to Arleen on this distinguished and well-deserved honour! For
Mark Zigler appointed as Co-Lead Commission Counsel for the Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry
April 23, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Mark Zigler has been appointed as Co-Lead Commission Counsel for the Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry. The Inquiry was established on August 1, 2017, following the conviction of Elizabeth Wettlaufer on eight counts of first degree murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault,