DLA Piper Canada adds employment litigator Stephen Gleave as partner

Commercial litigator of 30 years joins firm

DLA Piper Canada adds employment litigator Stephen Gleave as partner
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Stephen Gleave will be a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP in its Toronto office, the firm announced on Oct. 7. Gleave’s practice centres on commercial litigation, especially on employment litigation.‎

According to a statement from the firm, Gleave has 30 years of experience in the legal profession, having completed over 50 trials, 300 labour and ‎commercial arbitrations and ‎‎50 labour and civil injunctions.

Gleave has represented parties ‎in wrongful competition matters, including ‎restrictive covenants, breach of ‎confidence, breach of fiduciary duties, Charter challenges to retirement ‎and benefit ‎issues, executive compensation plans and complex wrongful dismissal actions, the announcement added. ‎He also represented employers in complex disputes arising under a shareholders ‎agreement or the ‎Ontario Business Corporations Act, including Rights of First Refusals, ‎the valuation of a business, motions ‎for advanced payments in a shareholder ‎valuation dispute, oppression or derivate actions brought against ‎or on behalf of a ‎corporation.  ‎

“We are excited to have ‎Stephen join the firm,” said DLA Piper Canada managing partner Robert Seidel. “His long-standing and varied background in employment ‎litigation will be a welcome addition to our widely-recognized and award-winning ‎employment group.”‎

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