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My first trial, still good law 30 years later

The first decade of Dianne Saxe's professional life was devoted to energy/transportation policy and regulation, not litigation. So this week is the thirtieth anniversary of her first litigation victory: Public Trustee v. Mortimer et al. At the time, I represented the office of the Public Trustee. I was seeking to recover $200,000 that a lawyer had stolen from an [...]

Environmental torts since Smith v Inco

Environmental claims based on historic contamination, whether class actions or single lawsuits, have become much more difficult for plaintiffs in the last few years.

Lives Lived: Stewart Saxe, 67 (Globe and Mail)

We are touched and honoured that the Globe and Mail selected Stewart Saxe, Dianne's husband of 42 years, to profile in its "Lives Lived" column on Friday. As Dianne wrote in the article: We were a very odd couple for 42 years. But until the four dreadful last years, he was the centre of my life, [...]

Thank you and best wishes

Thank you to all our faithful readers for your condolences and kind wishes on the death of Dianne's husband, Stewart Saxe. And please accept our best wishes for Happy Chanukah, Merry Christmas, and any other holiday you and your family may celebrate at this winter solstice.

Municipalities awarded $115 MM for 2014 Blue Box

Stewardship Ontario must pay Ontario municipalities $115,172,322 for operating residential blue box programs in 2014, about $20 million more than Stewardship Ontario had proposed for 2014

Condolences

Saxe Law Office expresses its deepest condolences to Dianne Saxe and her family on the death of her husband, Stewart Saxe, z''l. Mr. Saxe was a noted labour and employment lawyer, partner of Baker McKenzie, and fellow of the Human Relation Professionals Association. He retired after a major stroke in 2010. He died peacefully, in Dianne's arms, [...]