Associate announcement

DMG Advocates Welcomes John Mather

October 11, 2018

DMG Advocates is pleased to announce that John Mather has joined us as an associate, practicing corporate commercial litigation.

John is an experienced commercial litigator who has appeared in a variety of domestic and foreign proceedings. Prior to joining DMG in 2018, John spent five years as an associate lawyer at a leading national firm, where he maintained a broad litigation practice that included product liability, commercial leasing, defamation, telecommunications, procurement (public and private), infrastructure, environmental, property and jurisdictional disputes.

In addition to regularly appearing before the Ontario Superior Court and Court of Appeal, John has acted in several domestic and international arbitration proceedings, including in New York and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He also has experience in injunction and urgent proceedings.

Among other clients, John has recently acted as counsel to leading automobile manufacturers, telecommunications providers, newspaper publishers, oil and petrochemical producers, steel manufacturers, professional services firms and restaurant franchisors, as well as government agencies and non-profit organizations.

John earned his law degree from Western University, where he graduated with Distinction. Prior to law, John worked as a journalist in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.

DMG Advocates

DMG Advocates offers clients top-tier litigation expertise with exceptional boutique service. Our lawyers have decades of experience garnered at some of Canada’s leading national firms. We bring extensive litigation expertise in commercial disputes across a range of sectors, including manufacturing, transportation, securities, media, technology, real estate, energy and construction.

At DMG Advocates, we are passionate about advocacy and will not be outworked in securing the best possible outcome for our clients. We also understand that spiraling litigation costs are unacceptable. We use our industry-leading experience in complex litigation, discovery planning, eDiscovery, and litigation technology to deliver streamlined and cost-effective service, managing every file proportionately and strategically.

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John Mather

DMG Advocates

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University of Western Ontario

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