Gordon J. Kuski, Q.C.: Lawyer with McDougall Gauley LLP

Gordon J. Kuski, Q.C.

Partner
Regina,  SK  Canada
Phone(306) 565-5111

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Insurance Law
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, 1971
 
Admitted1972, Saskatchewan
 
Memberships 

Memberships & Associations

•Law Society of Saskatchewan
•Bencher, 1979-1985
•President, 1985
•American College of Trial Lawyers
•Canadian Foundation, Director, 2010-present
•Saskatchewan Manitoba, Chair, 2004-2010
•fellow, 1994-present
•Canadian Bar Association
•British Columbia Law Society, Honorary Member
•Alberta Law Society, Honorary Member
•Canadian Association of University Solicitors, Member and Past President
•Law Reform Commission, Commissioner, 1982 - 1992
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan, 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

 
Biography

Gord Kuski's practice focuses on civil litigation in all areas of law including class actions, corporate and commercial litigation, and commercial insurance litigation.

Gord has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally for his litigation work. He was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1994. He also has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. In Lexpert, Gord has been identified as a leading practitioner in four major civil litigation areas and is consistently named in the annual Lexpert Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Gord is also named in the Best Lawyers in Canada in four categories including class actions and Bet-the-Company litigation.

A representative list of corporate clients that Gord has represented in class action litigation include Monsanto Canada Inc., Hollinger International Inc., Telus, BCE Inc., Pfizer Inc., Baxter Corporation, Bayer Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Uponor Inc., DJO Inc., and ITWAL Limited.

A representative list of clients that Gord has represented in litigation includes Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., Aecon Group Inc., ABB Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Dominion Securities, CIBC Wood Gundy, Saskatchewan Financial Services Commission, University of Regina, City of Regina, Regina Police Pension Plan, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Government of Saskatchewan, Law Society of Saskatchewan, Canadian Lawyers' Insurance Association Inc., Saskatchewan Lawyers, Insurance Association Inc., SaskPower, SaskTel, Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Mobil Oil Canada Ltd., Imperial Oil Limited, Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., and Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Gord is the co-chair of McDougall Gauley and has had an active role in the leadership of the Firm for most of his career.

Community Involvement

•Assiniboia Club, Past Director
•Wascana Country Club
•Director
•President
•Regina United Way
•Professional Section Chairman
•Allocations Committee
•Canadian Cancer Society, Fundraiser
•Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•President
•Director
•Heart Fund, Fundraiser
•Hospitals of Regina, Fundraiser

Awards & Recognition

•American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow, 1994
• Best Lawyers in Canada
•Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, 2006-2015
•Bet-the-company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, 2008-2015
•2012 Regina Class Action Litigation Lawyer of the Year
•2013 Regina Corporate and Commercial Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”
•2016 Regina Corporate and Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year
•Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rating, 1990
•Lexpert
•Leading practitioner: Corporate Commercial Litigation, Commercial Insurance Litigation, Professional Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation
•Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
•Benchmark Canada, Saskatchewan Litigator of the Year, 2013

Lectures & Presentations

Numerous CLE Seminars

Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, Section Head & Lecturer, 1977-1999

Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, Sessional Lecturer, 1974-1992

Bar Fellowship: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement

Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
Past Director, Assiniboia Club
Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
Fundraiser, Regina United Way
Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
Fundraiser, Heart Fund
Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
• Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
• Past Director, Assiniboia Club
• Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
• Fundraiser, Regina United Way
• Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
• Fundraiser, Heart Fund
• Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
• Member, Canadian Bar Association
• Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
• Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
• Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
• Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
• Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
• Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
• Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
• Past Director, Assiniboia Club
• Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
• Fundraiser, Regina United Way
• Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
• Fundraiser, Heart Fund
• Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
• Member, Canadian Bar Association
• Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
• Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
• Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
• Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
• Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
• Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
• Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
• Past Director, Assiniboia Club
• Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
• Fundraiser, Regina United Way
• Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
• Fundraiser, Heart Fund
• Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-
•President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985
•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984
•Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985
•Partner, 1974
•Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduatingwith Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations
•Numerous CLE Seminars
•Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999
•Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992 Member:

Memberships & Associations
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society
•Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society
•Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors
•Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission
•Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007
•Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement
•Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club
•Past Director, Assiniboia Club
•Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club
•Fundraiser, Regina United Way
•Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society
•Fundraiser, Heart Fund
•Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1994-

• President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1985

• Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1984

• Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, 1979-1985

• Partner, 1974

• Admitted to Saskatchewan Bar, 1972

• Gold medalist, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 1971, graduating with Great Distinction

Seminars & Presentations

• Numerous CLE Seminars

• Section Head & Lecturer, Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation, 1977-1999

• Sessional Lecturer in Business Law, University of Regina, College of Business Administration, 1974-1992

Memberships & Associations

• Member, Canadian Bar Association

• Honorary Member, British Columbia Law Society

• Honorary Member, Alberta Law Society

• Member and Past President, Canadian Association of University Solicitors

• Commissioner, 1982 - 1992, Law Reform Commission

• Honorary Consul of Finland for Saskatchewan 1988-2007

• Knight (First Class) of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Community Involvement

• Past Director and President, Regina Queen City Kinsmen Club

• Past Director, Assiniboia Club

• Past Director and President, Wascana Country Club

• Fundraiser, Regina United Way

• Fundraiser, Canadian Cancer Society

• Fundraiser, Heart Fund

• Fundraiser, Hospitals of Regina



 
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Gordon J. Kuski, Q.C.

1500-1881 Scarth Street
ReginaSK S4P 4K9




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