Staff Lawyer

Andrew Eckart

Andrew joined the Class Action Clinic as the staff lawyer shortly after it opened in 2020. Prior to that, he gained class action experience in private practice as a plaintiff side lawyer. His first introduction to this work was as a an articling student clerking at the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, where he assisted judges on many class action matters, including a multi-year common issues trial.

As the Clinic’s Staff Lawyer, Andrew supervises and mentors student caseworkers and routinely represents clients through claims processes, at settlement approval hearings, and providing important, non-partisan, independent legal advice.

In addition to his work at the Clinic, Andrew is a mediator of civil disputes and sits on the OBA’s Class Action Bench-Bar Liaison Committee.

B.A. (Economics and North American Studies), McGill, 2005
LL.B., University of Windsor, 2010

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