Eliot Kolers

Eliot N. Kolers Partner

Eliot Kolers
Representative Work
  • Commissioner of Competition v. Hudson’s Bay Company – acting for Hudson’s Bay before the Competition Tribunal in defence of alleged advertising practices.
  • Essar Steel Algoma Inc. v. Cleveland Cliffs  – acting for plaintiff in relation to a breach of supply contract and withstood jurisdictional challenge.
  • Kingsway Financial Services Inc. v. Kobex Capital Corp.  – acting for public company in defence of proxy contest and oppression claims in relation to shareholder rights plan.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence), Dispute Resolution: Ontario and Competition/Antitrust: Litigators, with clients noting he “has a very calm, steady demeanour and is extremely incisive in his approach to files" and is "a very careful and detail-oriented lawyer".
  • Chambers Global 2017 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) and Competition/Antitrust: Litigators.
  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2017 in General Commercial Litigation and Competition.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Bringing and Defending Class Actions: 10 Things Plaintiffs’ and Defence Counsel Need to Know”, Class Actions for Litigators, Law Society of Upper Canada, November 2016.
  • “Regulators at the Door: Scope of their Powers”, Osgoode Hall Law School’s Canadian Securities Law and Practice course, Toronto, October 2016.
  • “Preparing Winning Court Documents – Top Tips for Preparing Effective Pleadings”, The Advocates Society Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program, April 2016.
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