Partner announcement

Congratulations to Brian Studniberg on his promotion to Partner!

April 8, 2024

Brian Studniberg is a partner at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP where his practice focuses on civil and appellate litigation. An experienced commercial controversy and tax disputes lawyer, Brian has been called to the bars of Ontario and Massachusetts. Brian received his J.D./M.B.A. at the University of Toronto where he was the Gerald W. Schwartz Bronze Medallist and his LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

Prior to joining Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, Brian worked for a leading U.S. law firm in Boston and, before that, worked at a litigation boutique affiliated with one of the Big Four advisory firms in Toronto. For more than a decade, Brian has represented parties in complex commercial and tax litigation, including director’s liability cases, shareholder disputes, contests over eligibility for registered charity status, battles over aggressive tax planning, and commercial transactions gone awry.

A heterodox thinker, Brian relishes finding new ways to tackle intractable problems and to bring lasting resolution to challenging legal situations. Brian is the author of dozens of articles on legal topics, with commentary addressing tax matters, commercial transactions, and constitutional law. Recent publications address de facto directorships, the recognition of foreign legal orders in Canada, and information exchange under international fiscal agreements. Brian is also the co-author of a leading monograph on tax administration in Canada and has been recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers rankings for Tax Law.


Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP

Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP has been repeatedly recognized as one of Canada’s top litigation boutiques. Our practice encompasses a wide range of litigation, including criminal, regulatory, civil, and appeals in all matters. We have experience at all levels of court including dozens of appearances in the Supreme Court of Canada and hundreds of cases in the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

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Brian Studniberg

Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP

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University of Toronto

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