Adjunct Professor

Ronald Podolny, B.A. (Hon.) (York); J.D. (Bronze Medal) (Osgoode Hall), of the Bars of Ontario and New York, is a partner in the Class Actions Group of Rochon Genova LLP.  His practice is focused on class action litigation, including securities, competition, environmental, consumer protection and product liability matters. Mr. Podolny has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, as well as before the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.  Mr. Podolny has authored articles on a variety of topics in class actions and commercial litigation.   His work has been published in  the Canadian Business Law Journal, Lexpert, The Advocates Quarterly, The Lawyers Weekly, Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review and other leading industry and academic publications. His articles have been cited with approval by Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.  He is a member of the Executive of the Ontario Bar Association, Class Actions Law Section. In 2018, Ron was a recipient of the Precedent Setter Award, which recognizes Toronto lawyers who have shown excellence and leadership in their first 10 years of practice. He can be reached at