Alexander is an associate with the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group. He is developing a broad corporate and commercial litigation practice. Prior to joining Foglers, Alexander articled with a civil litigation boutique firm in Toronto, where he regularly appeared before courts in Ontario.
Alexander graduated from the University of Toronto in 2015 and obtained his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2018. While at Osgoode, Alexander served as President of the Legal and Literary Society, Osgoode’s student government. He also competed as an oralist in the Price Media Law Moot, representing Osgoode at Cardozo Law School and Oxford University.
In his spare time, Alexander enjoys live music, fine arts, playing guitar, and walking his dogs.
DECEMBER 08 2020
New Year, New Normal: Extensive Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure
On November 30, 2020, a new regulation to amend the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure — O. Reg. 689/20 — was filed. It will come into effect on January 1, 2021.
The regulation introduces various amendments to the Rules which take into consideration our increasingly virtual litigation practices. These amendments will include new rules around virtual hearings, electronic signatures, commissioning, preparing documents and electronically exchanging documents.
NOVEMBER 13 2020
Shining a Light on Privacy: Untangling the Web of Canadian Privacy Laws
Bonnie Fish and Alexander Evangelista co-authored "Shining a Light on Privacy: Untangling the Web of Canadian Privacy Laws" published in Thomson Reuters' Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2020.
Regularly cited by appellate courts across Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Annual Review of Civil Litigation has been providing leading-edge coverage of the civil litigation issues of the day.
Each article in this edition is designed to help you understand how new developments in Canadian law will affect your practice.
MAY 01 2020
Top Takeaways in Commercial Litigation, 2019
Takeaways from The Advocates' Society annual Top Cases in Commercial Litigation program. Republished with permission from The Advocates' Society.
MARCH 25 2020
Litigation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Your Matter Urgent?
On March 17, 2020, the Ontario Superior Court began restricting the matters that would be heard amidst COVID-19 concerns. For civil and commercial matters in Toronto, the Court will only be hearing matters related to outstanding warrants or urgent and time sensitive motions that pose a risk of immediate and significant financial repercussions if they are not dealt with. This leaves an important question unanswered: what is considered urgent?
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2019
- Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2018
- University of Toronto, B.Sc. (High Distinction), 2015
Shining a Light on Privacy: Untangling the Web of Canadian Privacy Laws, Annual Review of Civil Litigation (2020)
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- Law Society of Ontario
- Osgoode Hall Dean’s Gold Key Award
- Osgoode Hall Legal & Literary Society Student Excellence Award