Michael Cooper is a partner at Stevenson Whelton. His commercial litigation practice focuses on construction, real estate and leasing, shareholder disputes and employment law. In the areas of construction and real estate litigation, Michael has represented a number of large land developers and contractors in complex disputes. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, representing clients at trials, applications and motions. He has also appeared before a number of administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
Michael obtained his LL.B. from Queen’s University after receiving his Bachelor of Education from the University of Nipissing and Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Ottawa.
Michael is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations and is a sports enthusiast, he plays competitive basketball, coaches youth baseball and is an avid Crossfitter.
- Gel Don Investments Inc. v. Miori Investments Inc., 2021 ONSC
Successfully represented a real estate developer in an Ontario Business Corporations Act oppression claim relating to a real estate joint venture.
- Prusky v. Warsh et al., 2010 ONSC 5912 (CanLII)
Obtained an order vacating the registration of a certificate of pending litigation against title to a high end cottage property. Thereafter, succeeded in having the appeal of this order dismissed.
- 2292142 Ontario Inc. v. Bordin Racing Ltd., 2018 ONSC 1514 (CanLII)
Successfully obtained summary judgment for a client in a complex and contentious commercial leasing dispute.