Aaron Blumenfeld  

Partner

Executive Summary

Aaron Blumenfeld is a partner at our Toronto office. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995. He received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1993 where he ranked first in the class in his third year.

In 1989, he graduated with an A.B. degree with highest honours from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Representative Work

  • Acted for government agencies in complex claims on behalf of charitable interests and persons with disabilities against executors of estates.
  • Advised clients in multi-faceted international insolvency and fraud matters, including on contempt proceedings.
  • Advised clients on the enforcement of foreign judgments and orders and conflict of laws issues.
  • Acted for companies in intellectual property disputes, including in respect of injunctive relief.
  • Represented shareholders in disputes over ownership of corporations and in cases of corporate wrongdoing, including oppression remedy and derivative action proceedings. Represented clients in various industries including the following: pharmaceutical, advertising, graphic arts, car dealerships, real estate, software, environmental and entertainment.
  • Advised investment advisors and investment and securities companies in claims for negligent investment advice.
  • Acted for clients on suits claiming breach of lending commitments by financial institutions.
  • Advised clients with competition (anti-trust) issues.
  • Acted for beneficiaries of a large estate in proceedings to remove an executor for malfeasance and recover money.
  • Represented publisher in intellectual property claim regarding ownership of idea for publication.
  • Advised franchisors in proceedings by franchisees for rescission of contract.