Adjunct Professor

Gary M. Caplan is a partner in the Toronto law firm of McCague Borlack LLP where he practices civil litigation and ADR. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. He also holds the designations of Chartered Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator from the ADR Institute of Canada. He has a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration granted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, England and is an associate member of the Institute.

Gary’s litigation practice areas include employment, professional errors and omissions, and discipline, and a wide range of commercial and insurance (defence and subrogation) matters.

Gary obtained his B.A. from McGill University and in 1974 was a Parliamentary Internship Scholar at the House of Commons in Ottawa. He was granted his LL.B from University of Toronto in 1978 and was called to the bar in 1980. Gary was granted an LL.M in Constitutional Law in 1990 and an LL.M in ADR in 1998, both from Osgoode Hall Law School. He was appointed adjunct Professor of Law at that school where he has taught both Civil Procedure and Dispute Resolution. Gary was a Sessional Lecturer in Civil Procedure at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law in Kingston Ontario. Gary is a frequent speaker and training coach for the Advocates Society and other professional bodies. He was selected by his peers to be included in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialty of Alternative Dispute Resolution.