Richard Shekter is recognized as one of Ontario's leading litigators. He has been lead counsel on a number of precedent-setting cases and has made his mark in areas as diverse as personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, professional discipline, wrongful dismissal litigation and criminal law.
Richard Shekter has been described by peers and clients alike as tough, brilliant, loyal, winning and compassionate. All the qualities one hopes to find in an advocate.
In his full service practice, Richard focuses much of his time on the areas of criminal, civil, health, personal injury, corporate, medical malpractice, employment law and administrative litigation. He is general counsel to the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario and also appears regularly before other health colleges representing a variety of health care and other professionals including physicians, dentists, and nurses, amongst others. As skilled in the courtroom as he is behind the scenes, mastering complex issues and devising winning strategies, Richard Shekter has compiled an impressive track record of success and an ever growing reputation for excellence and scholarship in Canadian and U.S. legal circles.