Stephanie Sugar is a senior associate in the litigation group at McCarthy Tetrault LLP. She works with the National Retail and Consumer Markets Group, and practices in the area of consumer protection and regulation, with a focus on complex commercial litigation, class actions defence, and franchise law. For a number of years, she has been counsel on cases before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court and all levels of Ontario’s Courts, and is also involved with professional regulation and discipline matters.
Stephanie is the author of Franchise Law in Canada, a book that explores the country’s developing legal principles in franchise law occurring as a result of new provincial regulations. Her book also details the intersections between the statutory regimes and common law.
In 2012, she received her JD from the University of Western Ontario and an LLM in 2016. She teaches Advanced Contracts at Western University and has been a Sessional Lecturer teaching Class Actions at Queen’s University.