Cozen O’Connor: Sottile, Robert

Robert Sottile



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Robert Sottile practices in the Subrogation and Recovery Group.

Robert earned his J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2014. As a student, he received an academic award in legal writing and was recognized with the top submission in the 2012 Cassels Brock/Business Law Society Contract Drafting Competition. He has also contributed research to several publications on the topic of international insolvency. Robert spent the summer of 2013 working at a class action law firm where he gained experience working on complex litigation involving significant property losses. 



Sanofi Pasteur and Covenants to Insure [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

June 15, 2015

The co-author of the following post, Robert Sottile, is an Articling Student with Cozen O'Connor. The Court of Appeal has recently published a new decision regarding covenants to insure in Ontario. In Sanofi Pasteur Limited v. UPS SCS, Inc., 2015 ONCA 88, the plaintiff, Sanofi, contracted with...

An Overview of Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Canada [Subrogation & Recovery Alert]

December 16, 2014

Multinational transactions and international commerce fostered the growth of international legal disputes. One issue is when a plaintiff is granted a judgment against a non-resident defendant with no assets in the jurisdiction of the court issuing the judgment. To obtain recovery, the plaintiff must locate a jurisdiction with defendant’s assets and apply to a court for recognition and enforcement of the judgment. This alert provides an overview of the framework developed by Canadian common-law provinces for the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Gross Negligence in Oil Well Drilling: Alberta Queen’s Bench Clarifies the Standard Required of Oil & Gas Drilling Operators [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

December 08, 2014

The author of the following blog post, Robert Sottile, is an Articling Student with Cozen O'Connor. The recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench in Bernum Petroleum Ltd v Birch Lake Energy Inc (Bernum)[1], outlines the requirements to establish gross negligence in losses involving...

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  • University of Toronto, B.A., 2010
  • Ontario
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