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Fogler, Rubinoff adds partner, counsel

Monday, October 22, 2018 @ 12:54 PM | By John Chunn

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP announced the addition of partner Eric Hoffstein and counsel John Rowinski to the firm’s Toronto office.  

Hoffstein joins the firm’s wills and estates and commercial litigation groups.

He practises corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a special focus on trust, estate and charity/not-for-profit law. He also has extensive experience in construction litigation and real property disputes.

Hoffstein has appeared as counsel at all levels of Ontario courts and at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Hoffstein regularly appears before the Toronto Estates List. His broad experience in trust and estate disputes includes passing of accounts, will challenges, guardianships, dependant relief applications, interpretations, variations, recertificiations and related proceedings.

Prior to joining Foglers, Rowinski was the founder of Two Row Law in the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, near Port Perry, Ont.

Rowinski appears before all levels of court and various administrative tribunals. He provides counsel to Indigenous organizations, individuals and businesses in a broad range of matters, including litigation, negotiation, consultation, agreements, contracts, policies, governance and reserve management.

Rowinski is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association, past executive of the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association Aboriginal law sections and a frequent speaker at Aboriginal law conferences and workshops across Canada.