Jonathan works primarily in complex, multi-party matters and class proceedings involving competition law, consumer issues, and privacy rights. He regularly represents clients in employment matters, intellectual property disputes, and litigation in the franchising, licensing, and distribution industry, including in cross-border disputes. Jonathan has considerable expertise in professional liability and discipline, and is listed as LawPRO preferred counsel. Jonathan is a creative and tenacious lawyer who applies his academic background in the fields of public policy, statistics and economics, to a wide range of legal matters. He has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario and before various regulatory bodies, and has worked on a wide range of public-interest matters since his call to the Bar.
Jonathan Schachter is also a member of our class action practice. More information can be found here.
LLM, European Master’s in Law & Economics, 2018 (highest distinction)
JD, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2012
MLitt, Trinity College Dublin, 2009
BA, Trinity College Dublin, 2006 (gold medal)
More About Jonathan Schachter
- Class Actions
- Consumer Protection Litigation
- Competition and Price Fixing
- Privacy Litigation
- Professional Liability Litigation
- Trademarks and Intellectual Property Litigation and Arbitration
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Franchise Association
- International Franchise Association
I am a practical and analytical thinker. I reason through complex problems. I am committed to client service. I have a strong sense of justice. I believe in law as a tool to enforce rights and correct unfairness. Outside of work, my interests include travel, comedy, and things with mint.