Vadim Kats

Vadim Kats

Vadim Kats, Partner
Tel: (416) 221-9343 ext. 228
Fax: (416) 221-8928

Vadim has appeared as counsel at the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and before various administrative tribunals.

Vadim’s law practice is focused on civil and commercial litigation. Vadim’s experience includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Disability claim disputes with insurance companies
  • Wrongful dismissals
  • Employment termination with inadequate severance pay
  • Motor vehicle accidents, and other personal injury cases
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Nuisance & tort liability
  • Securities regulation, such as broker’s negligent investment advice
  • Professional negligence
  • Class actions
  • Municipal government liability
  • Debtor & creditor relations
  • Fraudulent conveyance
  • Director/officer liability
  • Partnership disputes
  • Bad faith and punitive damage claims
  • Bank’s obligation towards its clients

In his free time, Vadim enjoys spending time with his family and competing in road cycling.

Community Involvement

A Russian-born Canadian, Vadim immigrated to Canada in 1982. Vadim continues to have significant ties to the Russian community, and much of his work stems from the issues arising from Russia.

Vadim is currently involved in numerous volunteer projects that focus on creating a strong and healthy community. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Moan Noam Congregation of Canada, as well as the Jewish Cultural and Educational Network. Vadim is fluent in Russian and English.

Professional Activities

Member, The Advocates’ Society
Member, Toronto Lawyers Association
Member, The Ontario Trial Lawyer Association (OTLA)
Member, The Canadian Bar Association (OBA)


B.A., York University (Honours, Politics & Communications) – 1994
M.A., York University (Politics) – 1995
J.D. (Juris Doctor), University of Windsor – 1998
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2000