Grant regularly acts as counsel in multijurisdictional class actions, individual actions and “mass tort” claims involving complex product liability claims. His practical advice distills complex issues into the key points that matter most to clients.
Grant’s civil litigation practice is broad, with an emphasis on class actions, product liability, procurement disputes, administrative law and intellectual property disputes. He brings market awareness and pragmatic insight to players in the life sciences industry through his significant experience representing life sciences clients in complex product liability and commercial proceedings.
Grant acts as both trial and appellate counsel and has appeared as counsel before the courts in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He also represents renewable energy developers in REA appeal hearings relating to large-scale wind projects before the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal.
|2022-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in litigation: products liability|
|2020-2022||Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys—Litigation Star (class actions, commercial, intellectual property and product liability)|
|2022||LMG Life Sciences—Leading life sciences lawyer in non-IP litigation and enforcement|
|2022||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in class actions and litigation: product liability|
Grant is a member of the invitation-only International Association of Defence Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. He is also a Skills Instructor for The Advocates’ Society and was the Past-President of the Lawyers’ Club.
Grant volunteers as an advocacy adviser for Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program and as a Director on the Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Hockey league (GTHL). He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Leaside Hockey Association for six years, including three as President.