Caleb Edwards has a wide-ranging commercial litigation practice, with significant experience in defending securities class actions and white-collar charges, and responding to internal investigations. Caleb also has experience with condominium-related litigation.
Caleb has represented directors, officers, and corporations in both Canada and the United States in class actions, insolvency-related litigation, and regulatory proceedings.
Securities: defense of directors and officers in class actions and regulatory proceedings.
Commercial litigation: general commercial disputes, employee poaching, fraudulent conveyance, and responses to government investigations.
Discovery: experience with obtaining cross-border discovery in the U.S. and Canada.
Condo: experience with oppression and negligence claims as well as competition bureau responses.
Before joining Miller Thomson, Caleb practised in New York City, where he represented clients in district, bankruptcy, and various State courts.
Caleb is actively involved in the legal community and while practicing in New York, provided pro bono representation for illegal immigrants, tenants, criminal defendants, and welfare recipients. In Toronto, Caleb is a member of the board of the Ralph Thornton Community Centre.
- Represented a major Canadian corporation in a long running commercial dispute over a breach of contract claim. The matter involved managing large productions and numerous witnesses.
- Represented the former CEO of an international resources firm in the largest hearing ever held before the Ontario Securities Commission as well as in a related class action.
- Represented the directors and officers of a major American investment bank in class actions arising out of the collapse of the mortgage-backed securities market.
- Represented the unsecured creditors of a major American department store in a suit alleging fraudulent transfer of assets, resulting in a settlement of over US$150 million.
- Represented a significant government contractor in the conduct of an internal investigation into allegations of corruption against an officer of the company and related litigation.
- Represented several condominium corporations in their response to a large competition bureau investigation.
- “OSC Introduces No-Contest Settlements,” Securities Practice Notes, Spring 2014
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2014
- Southern District of New York Bar, 2010
- New York Bar, 2009
- J.D., Columbia University, New York, 2009
- LL.M. (with distinction), University College, London, 2008
- B.A. (honours), University of Toronto, 2005