(416) 365-9320 | Suite 200, 70 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1X3
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Jake Svirsky

Associate

Direct Phone: 416-865-5325
Office Phone: 416-365-9320
Fax: 416-365-7702
jsvirsky@teplitskycolson.com

Assistants

Jade Faraj
Phone: 416-365-9320 x455
jfarag@teplitskycolson.com

Dilupneet Kang
Phone: 416-365-9320 x130
dkang@teplitskycolson.com

Sally Abergel
Phone: 416-365-9320 x127
sabergel@teplitskycolson.com

PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Class Actions

Commercial Litigation

Franchise Law and Litigation


WORKS WITH

Dylan Baker

David Altshuller

Lara Di Genova

Eden Ifergan

Ian N. Roher

Jake Svirsky

Jake is an associate at Teplitsky, Colson building a broad civil litigation practice with a focus on corporate-commercial disputes. He works directly with Ian Roher, David Altshuller, Lara Di Genova, Eden Ifergan, and Dylan Baker.

Jake holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto and a B.A. (Hons.) from Queen’s University, where he majored in Political Studies. While at law school, he was an Associate Editor with the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, and was also active as a Peer Mentor, a volunteer with the Artists’ Legal Advice Services Clinic, and a member of the Faculty’s men’s hockey team.

Prior to joining Teplitsky, Colson, Jake articled and practiced at another leading Toronto litigation firm, where he gained experience litigating complex, high-value class actions and commercial disputes.

Jake has worked on cases before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal, and Federal Court, multiple matters before the Supreme Court of Canada, and on complex mediations.

Jake is proficient in conversational Russian.


Bar
Ontario 2019

Education:
  • B.A. (Hons.), Queen’s University
  • J.D., University of Toronto

Publications:
  • “Current Trends in Application of the Absolute Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies: Cross-Border Comparison Between New York and Canadian Laws,” Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, Vol. 34 (Spring 2019).

Professional Memberships:
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario