Jeffrey B. Simpson 

Jeffrey B. Simpson

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.307.4011
e: jeffrey.simpson@mcmillan.ca

aperçu

  • Partner as of 1984.
  • Member of the firm's Competition and Marketing and Advocacy and Litigation Groups.
  • Broad-based commercial litigation practice involves all aspects of counsel work, at trial, in appellate courts and before administrative tribunals in class actions, competition, employment, shareholder, products liability, insurance, commercial and contract disputes.

Representative Matters

  • Lead counsel for Mastercard in successful defence of resale price maintenance complaint before Canadian Competition Tribunal.
  • Lead counsel for Rogers Communications Inc. in successful defence at trial of claim for alleged misuse of confidential information.
  • Lead counsel for Goldstone Resources in successful defence at trial of employment/shareholder dispute.
  • Lead counsel for Mastercard in several class actions alleging price fixing conspiracies.
  • Lead counsel in other class actions alleging price fixing conspiracies, including auto parts, compressors, LCD and CRT.
  • Lead counsel in other competition law trials including Polaroid Canada v. Continent-Wide Enterprises and R. v. North Sails Fogh.
  • Lead counsel in successful defence on appeal of St. Lawrence Starch shareholder dispute (Alldrew v. Nibrol).
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff at trial and on appeal in successful multimillion dollar claim for stock options (Sambrook v. Altamira).
  • Lead counsel in successful defence at trial of claim by professional hockey player for loss of future income (Mellanby v. Pinkerton's).

Publications

Heller c. Uber – Ce que les employeurs doivent savoir
Heller c. Uber – Ce que les employeurs doivent savoir
The Godfrey Decision: Competition Class Action Certification Made (Even) Easier
Uber Drivers Given a Low-Arb Diet: Ontario Court of Appeal Invalidates Arbitration Clauses
Working Notice: Class Action Succeeds in Challenging When Clock Starts

News

McMillan nommé cabinet d'avocats de l'année en droit de la concurrence par Chambers Canada
Neil Campbell et le groupe Concurrence de McMillan honorés lors de la remise des prix Global Competition Review de 2016
Le groupe Concurrence et antitrust de McMillan honoré lors de la remise des prix Global Competition Review de 2015
McMillan honoré lors de la remise de prix Global Competition Review Awards

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB - 1978

Year Of Call

  • Barreau de l'Ontario - 1980

Practices

recours collectifs
collusion
litiges en droit des affaires
renseignements à caractère confidentiel
plaidoirie en appel
arbitrage
abitrage international
concurrence

Industries

fabricants et distributeurs
fournisseurs
banques
produits pharmaceutiques

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Partner as of 1984.
  • Member of the firm's Competition and Marketing and Advocacy and Litigation Groups.
  • Broad-based commercial litigation practice involves all aspects of counsel work, at trial, in appellate courts and before administrative tribunals in class actions, competition, employment, shareholder, products liability, insurance, commercial and contract disputes.
  • Lead counsel for Mastercard in successful defence of resale price maintenance complaint before Canadian Competition Tribunal.
  • Lead counsel for Rogers Communications Inc. in successful defence at trial of claim for alleged misuse of confidential information.
  • Lead counsel for Goldstone Resources in successful defence at trial of employment/shareholder dispute.
  • Lead counsel for Mastercard in several class actions alleging price fixing conspiracies.
  • Lead counsel in other class actions alleging price fixing conspiracies, including auto parts, compressors, LCD and CRT.
  • Lead counsel in other competition law trials including Polaroid Canada v. Continent-Wide Enterprises and R. v. North Sails Fogh.
  • Lead counsel in successful defence on appeal of St. Lawrence Starch shareholder dispute (Alldrew v. Nibrol).
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff at trial and on appeal in successful multimillion dollar claim for stock options (Sambrook v. Altamira).
  • Lead counsel in successful defence at trial of claim by professional hockey player for loss of future income (Mellanby v. Pinkerton's).
Juillet 2020
Heller c. Uber – Ce que les employeurs doivent savoir

Bulletin Droit du travail et de l’emploi

Juillet 2020
Heller c. Uber – Ce que les employeurs doivent savoir

Bulletin Droit du travail et de l’emploi

Octobre 2019
The Godfrey Decision: Competition Class Action Certification Made (Even) Easier(seulement disponible en anglais)

Competition Law Bulletin

Janvier 2019
Uber Drivers Given a Low-Arb Diet: Ontario Court of Appeal Invalidates Arbitration Clauses(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Relations Bulletin

Décembre 2017
Working Notice: Class Action Succeeds in Challenging When Clock Starts(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment Law and Litigation Bulletin