Ian Matthews is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Group of BLG's Toronto office. His experience includes complex commercial litigation and constitutional law. He has significant expertise in class actions, representing both plaintiffs and defendants on diverse claims ranging from unpaid overtime to foreign currency exchange issues in Canada and the United States. Ian has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to joining BLG, Ian practiced at a leading Toronto litigation boutique and a large U.S. law firm. He served as a law clerk to the Honourable Madam Justice Marie Deschamps at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2010-11.
Ian is a member of the executive of the class actions section of the Ontario Bar Association and is actively involved with Pro Bono Ontario.