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Suzy Kauffman


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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.6281
Fax:   416.979.1234

Suzy is a partner in the Litigation Group and a member of the Executive Committee at Goodmans. She has worked at the firm since starting as a summer student in 1996.  Suzy has a varied litigation practice, including general commercial litigation, class actions, contractual disputes, employment law, directors and officers liability claims, real estate litigation, civil fraud, entertainment litigation, insolvency disputes, employee and fiduciary obligations disputes and estate litigation.

Suzy has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and before all levels of civil courts in Ontario, including the Commercial Court, Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal, and has both trial and appellate experience.  She has also been involved in proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission and in judicial review applications of administration tribunals.

Suzy is ranked by Benchmark Canada as a “Litigation Star” nationally for class actions and in Ontario for class actions, commercial litigation, insolvency, labour and employment and professional liability.

Suzy teaches litigation skills based workshops at the Advocates Society and has run the continuing legal education program for the associates in the litigation department.  She is involved in the student program at the firm, acting as a mentor to summer and articling students.

Prior to joining Goodmans, Suzy was a figure skater and competed nationally and internationally.

Education University of Toronto (LL.B. (Dean's Honour List, Carey S. Stern Prize in Civil Procedure), 1997)
McGill University (B.A. (Political Science - Great Distinction), 1994)
Professional Affiliations

Advocates' Society
Ontario Bar Association

Year of Call