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Danielle K. Royal

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Danielle K. Royal
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Danielle Royal is a partner in the litigation department of the Toronto office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, class actions and competition litigation. Danielle has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. She has represented clients on several cross-border class actions involving claims of price-fixing and conspiracy, other commercial disputes, as well as a range of product liability claims. Danielle has significant experience advising and assisting companies regarding internal investigations and responding to regulatory, criminal or quasi-criminal investigations and the class action litigation that often accompanies allegations of serious misconduct.

Danielle is listed and recognized in the following publications:
  • Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Class Action.

  • Chambers Global 2017 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence).

  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2017 in Class Action, Competition and General Commercial Litigation.

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in Competition/Antitrust Law.

Professional Activities
Danielle is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and a participating member of the Competition Law Section (Criminal Matters and Enforcement Practices and Procedures Committees). She is also a member of the Antitrust Law Section and the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association and a member of The Advocates' Society of Ontario. Danielle is co-editor of the firm's product liability law blog, and editor of the firm's class actions law blog, She is a member of the Toronto office's Associates Committee.

University of Windsor (combined J.D./LL.B. program), University of British Columbia (BA International Relations).

Danielle is a former law clerk of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, where she clerked for Justice Charron (prior to her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada), Justice Doherty, Justice Goudge and Justice Labrosse.

Bar Admission
Ontario, 2000

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