Markus Kremer is a partner in BLG’s Commercial Litigation Group and the Toronto Head of the firm’s Class Actions Group. He is an experienced Class Actions lawyer, who regularly represents financial institutions and major corporations and has defended class proceedings involving financial services, pension administration, the retail of consumer products and mass torts.
In addition to his Class Actions practice, Markus practices in the areas of commercial litigation and public law. In the area of commercial litigation, Markus has particular expertise with respect to pensions. In addition to representing parties in litigation, Markus is regularly retained by employers and administrators of single- and multi-employer pension plans with respect to plan administration issues, including the correction of payment errors and plan interpretation issues. Markus also has experience in enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Ontario. In the area of constitutional law, Markus has particular expertise with respect to difficult religious rights issues in the education system.
Markus has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Ontario, before the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, and before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Financial Services Tribunal.
Markus is fluent in English, French and German.