Steven Shrybman is a partner in the law firm of Sack, Goldblatt and Mitchell and practices international trade and public interest law in Ottawa, Canada.
Steven's litigation and advocacy practice has focused on a diversity of both national and international public law issues concerning the environment, international trade, human rights, cultural diversity, intellectual property, and health care and other public services. His clients include trade unions, citizen coalitions, farm organizations, governments and international civil society organizations.
Steven has been forefront of some of the more important public policy and legal battles to defend and promote the public interest in the face of corporate globalization and neo-liberal policies of privatization, de-regulation and free trade.
Steven's notable cases include:
- Payne v. Wilson, 2002 CanLII 45002 (ON CA)
- Monsanto Canada Inc. v. Schmeiser, 2004 SCC 34
- Chaoulli v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2005 SCC 35
- Globalive Wireless Management Corp. v. Public Mobile Inc., 2011 FCA 194
- United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS) v. Government of Canada, 24 May 2007 (Keith, Fortier, Cass)
- S.D. Myers Inc. v. Canada, 12 November 2000 (Schwartz)
- Merrill & Ring Forestry L.P. v. Canada, 31 March 2010
Some of Steven's articles and opinions are available here.
Steven obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. After articling with SGM, and organizing SGM’s articling students, he was called to the Bar in 1981.