Robert Wood

Robert Wood  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Robert Wood is a senior associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Robert practises civil litigation, with a emphasis on expropriation law, municipal and planning law, environmental torts, commercial rent arbitration and professional negligence.

Prior to attending law school, Robert served as a vice president of New York State's primary economic development agency with responsibility for many of the state's community development programs, including business recovery efforts following the destruction of the World Trade Center.  He is admitted to practise in New York State.

Representative Work

  • Acts for both owners and municipal authorities in expropriation matters and planning disputes, including representation before the Ontario Municipal Board and Superior Court of Justice.
  • Acts for property owners in a variety of disputes with other owners and with government regulators.
  • Defends lawyers in a wide variety of solicitor negligence actions.
  • Represents landlords and tenants in commercial rent arbitrations, including major downtown Toronto office and ground lease sites.
  • Acts for both plaintiffs and defendants in complex environmental tort litigation.