Howard Wolch

Howard Wolch

Partner

Howard Wolch
Contact Information

Howard Wolch

Partner


T 416.865.6669

F 416.865.6636

E hwolch@grllp.com

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1981
Yale, B.A., 1977
Bar Admission

Ontario, 1983
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Howard practices exclusively in civil litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels. He represents clients in a broad range of disputes including:

  • commercial litigation, including corporate management disputes, oppression remedy claims, breaches of fiduciary duty and contractual disputes
  • bankruptcy and insolvency
  • real estate litigation, including mortgage enforcement and commercial leasing disputes
  • construction litigation
  • employment litigation 
  • intellectual property litigation
  • matrimonial litigation
  • insurance litigation, including professional negligence and personal injury claims
  • defamation
Expertise

Representative Work
  • Temelini v. Wright et al. 44 OR (3d) 609; 174 DLR (4th) 418; 120 OAC 380; 38 CPC (4th) 40; 1999 CanLII 3743 (ON CA)
  • Celadon Canada, Inc. v Hoss Cartage & Distribution Systems Inc. et al, 2015 ONSC 5233
  • Tetefsky v. General Motors Corp., 2010 ONSC 1675
  • Salsberg v. Corporate Financial Consultants Ltd., 1998 CanLII 3599 (ON CA)
  • Arabesque Ltd. v. Jannex Enterprises (1980) Ltd., 2000 CanLII 22675 (ON SC)
  • Forest Carpentry Ltd. v. Shoppers Trust Co., (1994), 17 OR (3d) 47; 115 DLR (4th) 427; 69 OAC 53 1994 CanLII 10527 (ON SC)
  • Gibb v. Ottaway, 2004 CanLII 48885 (ON SC)
  • O’Malley’s In The Beach Ltd. v. 2422 Queen Street Investments, 2009 CanLII 59678 (ON SC)
  • Lansing Building Supply (Ontario) Ltd. v. Kemp (in trust) (1992), 9 OR (3d) 539;1992 CanLII 7588 (ON SC)
  • 1532120 Ontario Inc. v. 1212763 Ontario Ltd., 2003 CanLII 15101 (ON SC)
  • Royal Bank of Canada v. Ren (2009), 93 OR (3d) 403; 306 DLR (4th) 487;2009 ONCA 48 (CanLII)
  • Lakefield (Village of) v. Black (1998), 41 OR (3d) 741; 166 DLR (4th) 96; 113 OAC 74; 1998 CanLII 4299 (ON CA)
  • Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. v. Riviera Farm Holdings Ltd. (1998), 39 OR (3d) 609; 159 DLR (4th) 193; 39 RFL (4th) 1; 110 OAC 62; 18 RPR (3d) 171 1998 CanLII 1481 (ON CA)
  • Song Corp., Re (2002), 19 CPR (4th) 235; 31 CBR (4th) 97; 2002 CanLII 49574 (ON SC)
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Professional Involvement
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • St. Paul’s Riding Federal Liberal Association, Director and Past President
  • Ontario Schizophrenia Society