Mr. Zakaib is the National Co-Chair of the Class Actions Group, providing strategic direction and coordination of the group across Canada. He has an extensive background in precedent-setting class actions matters, bringing astute insights forward to defend public and private sector clients against all manner of claims. Glenn's expertise extends across industry sectors. He has a strong track record of successfully defending class action proceedings and product liability claims related to medical, consumer, industrial, pharmaceutical, automotive, aviation, and electrical products, as well as life insurance, misrepresentation, and
Competition Act claims.
A strong believer in helping to further advance the legal profession in support of clients, Glenn has held various positions in key industry associations, including past roles with Defense Research Institute (DRI) such as Chair, DRI International; Canadian Regional Director; Chair of the Automotive SLG; and Chair of the International SLG. Glenn continues to be actively involved with DRI's Product Liability, Drug and Medical Device, Commercial Litigation and International Committees. He is also a member of DRI's Law Institute.
Glenn has been consistently recognized by various ranking publications, including recognition as a "Litigation Star: Class Action, Commercial, Product Liability" in
Benchmark Canada —
The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys. He has also been selected by his peers as one of
The Best Lawyers in Canada® for work in Class Action Litigation and Product Liability Law and is ranked at the highest level (Band 1) by both
Chambers Global and
Chambers Canada for Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence).