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Stanley Naftolin

Stanley Naftolin


Academic Qualifications:1964 – B.A. – University of Western Ontario
1967 – J.D., Law – University of Toronto

Professional Memberships:Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association – Ontario
Ontario Bar Association – Construction Law Section
Law Society of Alberta
Advocates Society
Toronto Lawyers Association
Toronto Construction Association

Arbitration Experience:Stanley is frequently requested to act as an arbitrator in construction disputes and has built an enviable reputation for his ability to steer complex multi-party disputes to a successful resolution.


He has an enviable track record as one of Canada’s leading Construction Law authorities. His distinguished expertise in construction law is renowned by his colleagues and valued by the hundreds of clients he has represented.


A Certified Specialist in Construction Law, Stanley lectures regularly, is a noted author who has published widely, and is a founding member of the Construction Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association, a Founding Fellow, Governor, and past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, as well as a past Chair for the Construction Law specialty Committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada.


He is listed in The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, The Canadian Legal L’Expert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada under two categories: Construction Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Stanley has also obtained a peer review rating AV pre-eminent lawyer for twelve consecutive years which is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating. Stanley was recently named in the 2011 Lexpert/American Guide as one of the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.


Stanley is an authority on a broad spectrum of construction legal matters, including construction liens, delay claims, breach of trust, contract disputes, bonding issues, mortgage priorities, insolvency and bankruptcy issues as they relate to construction issues.


Stanley’s colleagues and clients often point to his personable approach, his insistence on understanding the details of each and every case before him, and his true enjoyment of interacting with people, as the qualities they respect and value most.


Stanley is a respected mentor to young practitioners and to the profession at large. He has contributed many articles to the Construction Law Reports and to professional journals. He is frequently called upon to speak at various construction related conferences and is a speaker who leaves his audiences better informed about the construction industry.

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Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP


480 University Ave, Suite 1600
Toronto ON M5G 1V2






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