Private Practice

Associate: Civil Litigation and Class Actions

September 14, 2020

Associate: Civil Litigation and Class Actions

(3 -5 years’ experience)

Waddell Phillips PC is an up-and-coming, ambitious and fearless litigation boutique. We are seeking an equally ambitious and committed litigation associate.

About you:

You are an exceptionally talented (and nice) lawyer with 3-5 years of wide-ranging experience in civil litigation, preferably including class actions. You are technically proficient, entrepreneurial and tough-minded, and you thrive working in a fast-paced environment. You are a big picture thinker, and you jump at the opportunity to join an exciting and emerging firm on the ground floor.

About us:

Margaret L. Waddell, John Kingman Phillips and Julia Tremain formed Waddell Phillips in 2017 to give themselves the freedom and opportunity to pursue cases and causes in accordance with their own rules. Each partner is highly regarded as a skilled courtroom advocate and leader in his or her fields. We have offices in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, and while the successful candidate will be involved in cases in each jurisdiction, the position in based in Toronto.

Our current class and mass actions cover the gamut of privacy breaches, product liability, professional liability, consumer protection, Charter breaches, securities class actions, and institutional abuse. Our civil litigation cases involve both plaintiff and defence work across a broad spectrum and are in many jurisdictions across the country.

Waddell Phillips is committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in the work environment. We welcome and value applications from people of all backgrounds and identities.

Please send a cover letter, a current CV and a writing sample to:

We thank all candidates for their applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Waddell Phillips

Waddell Phillips PC is a boutique litigation law firm. Founded by John Phillips, Julia Tremain and Margaret Waddell — all highly experienced litigation lawyers, with 68 years of combined experience — every lawyer at Waddell Phillips shares a single-minded pursuit of excellence in law. At Waddell Phillips, we bring might to our cases. Not bluster, not bark — but the weight, wisdom, and power of our combined experience. We are completely committed, fully immersed, and formidably skilled. We are here to champion your rights.

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Waddell Phillips



Size of Company

10 - 50 people

Area of Practice


Experience Required

3+ years