Lawyer Profiles

Kate McGrann

Partner

Direct: 416.217.0850
Fax: 416.217.0220
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Kate’s commercial litigation practice focuses on capital markets and the securities industry. Her work has included complex corporate/commercial, class action, bankruptcy, professional discipline, employment, fraud, intellectual property and defamation issues. She has appeared before all levels of the Ontario courts and the British Columbia Supreme Court, and has represented clients in private arbitrations.

Kate’s regulatory practice is primarily focused on investigations and proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, though her regulatory work has also included appearances before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Municipal Board.

Awards & Recognition

In 2018, Kate was recognized by Benchmark Canada as one of the top litigation lawyers under 40 in Canada. She was also recognized by Benchmark Canada as a Future Litigation Star.

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Speaker and Author, “CSA Proposed Best Interest Standard”, OBA Securities Litigation in the Regulatory Environment, October 23, 2017

Co-Author, When Is “Close” Close Enough? Assessing the Availability of the Family, Friends and Business Associates Prospectus Exemption, PCMA E-News Brief, Sept 26, 2017

Author, “Creating, Maintaining and Protecting the Corporate Reputation Online”, (2014) Vol 3 Financial Governance Journal

Kate McGrann

Partner

 

Direct: 416.217.0850

Fax: 416.217.0220

Email:

 

 

Associations

Member, Advocates’ Society, Securities Litigation Practice Group

Member, Advocates’ Society, +10 Standing Committee

Mentor, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Education

Called to the Bar – 2008

Successfully completed the New York State Bar Examinations

LL.B., University of Toronto – 2007

B.Sc.(Hons) McMaster University