Kevin D. Sherkin

Partner | Toronto


Portrait of Kevin D. Sherkin


Kevin Sherkin’s practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, with expertise in construction matters, shareholder disputes, real estate-related litigation and breach of trust claims. With over 150 reported cases, Kevin is known for aggressively pursuing the interests of his clients. He was a founding member and managing director of a boutique litigation firm prior to joining Miller Thomson.

Kevin has extensive experience before the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has also appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Kevin is a member of The Advocates’ Society and Canadian Bar Association, and has participated as a Supervisor/”Judge” for the University of Toronto Law School’s Upper Year Moot course for the past four years.

Kevin is a past director of Temple Emanu-el and Youthdale Foundation.

Notable matters

  • 448048 Ontario Inc. v. First United Real Estate Investors Inc.
  • Carmen Alfano Family Trust v. Piersanti
  • Centurion Farms Ltd. v. Citifinancial Canada Inc.
  • Sunforest Investment Corp. v. Ontario New Home Warranty Program
  • Trio Roofing Systems Inc. v. Atlas Corp.
  • A1 Pressure Sensitive Products Inc. v. Bostik Inc.
  • Beals v. Saldanha
  • Universal Settlements International Inc v. Duscio
  • Howard v. Benson Group
  • Carmen Alfano Family Trust v. Piersanti
  • S&R Flooring Concepts Inc. v. RLC Stratford LP
  • Kavoussi v. Moos (2015)
  • Trifield Construction Management Inc. v. 111 Bathurst Inc., et al.
  • Mazilli v. Middlesex Standard Condominium Corporation
  • Kavoussi v. Moos (2014)
  • Howard v. Benson Group et al. (Court of Appeal)

Community involvement

  • Past Director, Temple Emanu-el
  • Past Director, Youthdale Foundation

Professional memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association

Bar admissions & education

  • Ontario, 1986
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1985