Adjunct Professor

Ari Kaplan, BA (Hons) (McGill) 1994, LLB (Osgoode) 1997, LLM (Osgoode) 2001, QMed (ADRIC) 2015, is principal of Kaplan Law and Canada’s first mediator with expertise in pensions and benefits law. He is the author of Pension Law (2006), Canada’s first textbook in the field, for which he was a co-recipient of the Walter Owen Book Prize for outstanding new contribution to Canadian legal literature. He co-authored Pension Law 2e (2013) with Mitch Frazer. Ari has top rankings in Chambers® (Band 1), Lexpert® (Most Frequently Recommended) and Best Lawyers®. He has represented clients before the superior courts of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec and New Brunswick and has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Quebec Court of Appeal, New Brunswick Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. From 2010-2012 Ari was the Attorney General’s appointee to the Board of Trustees of the Law Foundation of Ontario. Ari is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Toronto and a founding member of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario. He tweets at @arimap. Contact: ari@kaplanlaw.ca