Sokalski, Robert

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General commercial litigation practice with specialty focus in media law including pre-publication advice and acting as litigation counsel. Lecturer at Red River College Creative Communications Course, Chair of Manitoba Bar Association Media Law Subsection. Senior Litigation Partner involved in corporate/commercial, contract and product liability litigation for over 30 years, including litigation related to labour and employment matters, expedited injunctive relief, judicial review, professional discipline and professional negligence matters with specialized areas of practice including media law and sports law. In particular, lead counsel on a number of precedent cases relating to departing employee injunctions, complex corporate/commercial contract cases, expert evidence disclosure, publication ban opposition, access to information, judicial review, malicious prosecution defence, summary judgment, among others.


Member of the Canadian Bar Association Manitoba Branch, as Life Council Member, Community Service Award Recipient, Special Olympics Manitoba Past President and National Chairperson's Award Recipient, Member of Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Manitoba Club and Redboine Club.


Counsel to the Winnipeg Football Club and other sports organizations as well as media organizations.

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