HOWARD WINKLER is the founder and principal of Winkler Law.
With over 35 years of problem-solving experience, Mr. Winkler established Winkler Law as a means of assisting parties to prevent and resolve their disputes through the provision of strategic problem-solving focussed advice, negotiation, and advocacy.
Mr. Winkler has a well-deserved reputation in the Ontario legal community for good judgment and his practical, fair approach to conflict resolution. Mr. Winkler has been a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation for most of his career. Mr. Winkler represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex factual and legal disputes both at trial and at all levels of Appeal, including at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to establishing Winkler Law, Mr. Winkler was a Senior Partner at a major Toronto Law Firm.
Mr. Winkler is Harvard Law School trained in negotiation and dispute resolution.
Mr. Winkler now limits his litigation practice to cases and causes which he feels are of public importance or advance the law in areas of interest to him. This includes disputes in the areas of libel, slander and reputation management. For an example of some Mr. Winkler’s recent cases, see the Howard Winkler in The News, Court Decisions and Articles sections of our website.
Mr. Winkler has assembled a talented team of associates and clerks who allow him to represent clients in matters of any complexity and size.
Howard Winkler is honoured to have been peer rated as a Best Lawyer in Canada in the area of Defamation and Media Law. Mr. Winkler has been the recipient of this distinction in every year since the inception of the Best Lawyers program in Canada.
Appointed as a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
Named to the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for earning the highest level of professional skill and integrity in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Contributing Author to the Defamation Law Chapter, Bullen & Leake Canadian Precedents of Pleadings (Carswell).
Described by CBC as one of the Country’s leading experts in Defamation Law.