J. Gardner Hodder |Toronto Lawyer Civil Litigation

J. Gardner Hodder was called to the Bar in 1985 after an earlier career as a journalist and graduate study in literature. He holds degrees from Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Toronto.

Mr. Hodder’s expertise is in Civil Litigation. In 1996, he was certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in this area. Mr. Hodder has also written poetry, short stories and journalistic articles.

See Mr. Hodder’s article in the Toronto Star about denial of justice caused by the Ontario Arbitration Act.

Recent settlements include:

– a million dollar wrongful dismissal of a senior executive.

– an accountant’s negligence claim.

– a multi-million dollar shareholders’ dispute.

– an $11 million breach of contract claim


Practice Areas: Banking Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex Litigation, Employment Law (Wrongful Dismissal), Insurance Defence, Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Professional Malpractice and Shareholder Disputes (Oppression Remedies)