Kelly Friedman is a partner with Davis LLP in the firm's Toronto office. Kelly specializes in litigation, e-discovery and regulatory law and was named one of Canadian Lawyer's "Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada" in 2011.
Kelly's litigation experience includes shareholders' disputes, oppression proceedings, commercial fraud, contract interpretation and class actions. Her class action experience has spanned the energy, pharmaceutical and securities sectors. She has appeared before all levels of Ontario Courts and before the Supreme Court of Canada.
With respect to her regulatory practice, she has particular expertise in the energy sector. Kelly has appeared before the Ontario Energy Board and the Ontario courts regarding the regulation of Ontario's electricity industry.
Kelly is the current chair of the steering committee of Sedona Canada, the non-profit group responsible for the set of e-discovery (electronic discovery) principles which are incorporated by reference into the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure. Her influence and knowledge of e-discovery resulted in her being named as one of Canadian Lawyer's "Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada" in 2011, which recognizes lawyers who have played a significant role in the legal profession and Canadian society.
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RecognitionCanadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada list, August 2011.
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