Jason Mohrbutter to speak at CDL Class Action Symposium on June 7 in Halifax

On June 7, 2024, MLT Aikins partner Jason Mohrbutter, K.C. will be speaking at the Canadian Defence Lawyers (CDL) Class Action Symposium at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Jason will participate in the Settlement Approval Panel – Cross-Country Case Law Update. Symposium participants will hear from lawyers across the country on what different Courts consider in approving settlement of class actions.

Jason Mohrbutter, K.C. is recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of class actions. He is routinely retained by national and international clients, as well as law firms in other jurisdictions, to provide advice on class actions in Western Canada. He regularly advises defendants in actions commenced under Saskatchewan’s Class Actions Act and has been extensively involved in this practice area since the Act came into force in 2002. He has appeared as counsel on several of Saskatchewan’s leading class action cases including Hoffman v. Monsanto, Frey v. SaskTel and Wuttunee v. Merck & Co.

Jason’s extensive experience includes acting for national and international clients, as well as numerous statutory entities, in complex multi-party, representative and mass-complaint actions including claims related to general products and products liability matters such as pharmaceuticals and medical devices and biotechnology, as well as mass torts and commercial claims.

Jason’s practice also focuses on commercial litigation including contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, insurance and agricultural claims. Jason is ranked and recognized by Chambers Canada in the practice area of commercial litigation in Saskatchewan.

CDL is the only national organization representing the interests of civil defence lawyers in Canada.