DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomes Partner Stephen Gleave

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen Gleave has joined the ‎firm as a Partner in the Toronto office. Stephen has a commercial litigation practice ‎with a focus on employment litigation.‎

In his 30 years of experience, Stephen has completed over 50 trials, 300 labour and ‎commercial arbitrations and ‎‎50 labour and civil injunctions. He has represented parties ‎in wrongful competition matters ranging from ‎restrictive covenants, breach of ‎confidence, breach of fiduciary duties, Charter challenges to retirement ‎and benefit ‎issues, executive compensation plans and complex wrongful dismissal actions.‎ ‎Stephen also represents employers in complex disputes arising under a shareholders ‎agreement or the ‎Ontario Business Corporations Act, including Rights of First Refusals, ‎the valuation of a business, motions ‎for advanced payments in a shareholder ‎valuation dispute, oppression or derivate actions brought against ‎or on behalf of a ‎corporation.  ‎

Stephen’s expertise in employment law has been recognized by the Canadian Legal ‎Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada and in Best Lawyers Global Business Edition.   ‎

Robert Seidel, Q.C., Canada Managing Partner commented: “We are excited to have ‎Stephen join the firm. His long-standing and varied background in employment ‎litigation will be a welcome addition to our widely-recognized and award-winning ‎employment group.”‎