Philip Underwood

T 416 645 5078 F 416 598 3730
E punderwood@lolg.ca
Phil strives to recognize the underlying interests in any dispute and focuses on providing solutions that create value and maintain important relationships for his clients.

Phil’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation, regulatory and competition matters, and multi-jurisdictional litigation. Phil’s previous experience at the New York office of a leading international law firm included internal investigations, antitrust matters, securities, insolvency, and international commercial arbitration. He has represented pro bono clients in administrative proceedings before immigration and family courts, the United States Parole Commission and state correctional facility administrative boards.

At law school, he was involved with the Harvard International Law Journal, the Prison Legal Assistance Project, the Law and International Development Society and the Jessup International Moot.

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2017
  • Admitted to the New York Bar, 2015
  • J.D. (cum laude), Harvard Law School, 2014
  • B.A. (with honours, Phi Beta Kappa) in International Studies and African and African-American Studies, University of Chicago, 2010
  • Served as counsel to a creditor in the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Counsel in several investigations, including financial firms, industrial corporations, and public entities.