Ari Kaplan

Ari Kaplan

Ari Kaplan, BA (Hons) (McGill), LLB, LLM (Osgoode), was the sole author of the first edition of Pension Law, which won the 2007 Walter Owen Book Prize for outstanding new contribution to Canadian legal literature. The text has been cited as an authority by courts, tribunals, and law commissions, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Toronto, and a past associate professor of law at the University of Western Ontario. Ari is top-ranked among his peers in Chambers Global and Lexpert, and has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Employee Benefits Law, Toronto, by Best Lawyers in Canada. Ari is a partner at Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto, where he has been counsel on some of Canada’s leading cases, including Kerry and Monsanto before the Supreme Court of Canada. In 2010, Ari was the Attorney General’s appointee as trustee on the Law Foundation of Ontario. In his spare time, Ari is a partner at Paper Bag Records (paperbagrecords.com), a leading North American independent music label. He tweets as @arimap.