Ethan Schiff has a general litigation practice including significant experience in class actions for claims involving product liability and competition issues. Ethan attends before Ontario courts in motions, trials and appeals. He acted at the Ontario Court of Appeal for Bureau Veritas SA, a publicly traded international certification and testing agency, in successfully upholding the dismissal of a $1.85-billion proposed class action at the certification stage.
Ethan brings diverse experience to his practice. While articling, he was seconded to the Bank of Montreal’s Wealth Management team and he previously worked as a provincial prosecutor and legal researcher for the City of Toronto. Ethan devotes significant time to providing pro bono services, including through Pro Bono Ontario.
Ethan is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the Ontario Bar Association and is a licensed notary public. In law school at University of Toronto, Ethan was heavily involved in the mooting program, including winning first place in the Gale Cup and the Commonwealth Moot in Glasgow, Scotland.