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Gerald Ranking Toronto Lawyer

Gerald (Gerry) L.R. Ranking *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1984
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
*practising through a professional corporation


Gerry is recognized as a leading litigator whose dispute resolution practice encompasses all aspects of civil, administrative and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on professional negligence, pensions, cross-border issues, franchise, banking, insurance, real estate, product liability and employment matters.

Gerry has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada and before administrative boards and tribunals. As an adjunct professor, Gerry taught Advanced Civil Procedure as well as Negotiation Skills at one of Canada’s leading law schools. He also has a particular interest in ADR and is often retained to resolve complex, multi-party disputes. Gerry has acted as counsel in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations and mediations and has employed a variety of ADR protocols to secure extremely favourable results.

Gerry is regularly called upon to advise two of Canada’s largest accounting firms, as well as major Canadian insurance and Fortune 500 public companies. Gerry lectures on a wide variety of topics ranging from Commercial Litigation and ADR issues to managing exposure in regulatory investigations. He is frequently recognized in top legal publications for his litigation and arbitration expertise. Gerry was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.


Client Work

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Western Ontario
  • University of Toronto

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society


Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Speaker Practical and Ethical Considerations for Effective Investigations into Workplace Misconduct Allegations Fasken Toronto Mini-Symposium 2018 location location Toronto, ON
Understanding Financial Statements: A Litigator's Guide to Persuading with Numbers Advocates’ Society location location Toronto
Counsel's Role in the Preparation of Client Financial Statements - Recent Developments location location Toronto


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