The lawyers and staff of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP comprise a mix of individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Our policies and practices are intended to guarantee equal opportunity, fairness and diversity. We are proud to provide a workplace environment free of discrimination. Our overall service standards and values are excellence, team building, accessibility, responsibility, responsiveness, innovation and ethics. The lawyers and staff of our firm embody these standards and values.
Many of our lawyers are involved in pro bono work for various associations in our community.
The FR Women's Network is a committee of women lawyers that promotes and advances business development. FR is also proud to be one of 55 Ontario firms participating in the Law Society of Ontario's Justicia Project, which was established to identify and adopt principles and best practices to promote the retention and advancement of women lawyers in private practice.
In terms of corporate and environmental responsibility, FR and members of the firm personally support several association fundraising events annually including team participation, and is a member of the Toronto-Dominion Centre Green Council with initiatives pertaining to sustainability, recycling and conservation specific to heating/ventilation systems, lighting, electricity, and waste which includes audits and programs to improve these operations.
Diversity and Inclusion
Fogler, Rubinoff is proud to be a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN), a group of Canadian law firms who have agreed to work together to promote diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion in our firms and the broader legal profession, and is a signatory to the LFDIN Statement of Principles.
Foglers partners with Abuse Hurts to hold a winter clothing drive benefiting Indigenous women
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP partnered with Abuse Hurts and five other Bay Street law firms to hold a winter clothing drive to benefit Indigenous women who have been the victims of abuse. The clothing drive collective 68 bags which were donated to a Toronto First Nations youth centre, and will be distributed from there to their network of shelters and agencies who help Indigenous women.
Abuse Hurts is a charitable organization that aims to raise awareness about the true cost of abuse and supports organizations that help individuals whose lives have been impacted by abuse.
To learn more about Abuse Hurts or to make a monetary donation, please visit their website.
Annual Bay Street Volleyball Tournament in Support of Moorlands
Our Articling and Summer Students participated in the Annual Bay Street Volleyball Tournament. FR's team, "You've Been Served" showed off their sand dives, spikes and serves all in support of Moorlands Community Services.
Fogler Rubinoff Participates in Lawyers Feed the Hungry
Annually, our lawyers and students gather at The Law Society of Ontario to prepare and serve hot and healthy meals to those in need. The firm is a proud supporter of the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program. The event offered a chance for members of our firm to work together as a team and give back to the community in a way that is much needed.
The Lawyers Feed the Hungry program fights hunger year-round in Toronto, London, Ottawa and Windsor. The generosity of donors and the tireless support of volunteers, allows the organization to provide meals to the hungry and financial support to charitable agencies that help with hunger relief.
Supporting the Academic Careers of Law Students
As part of our commitment to our community, the Firm is proud to support the academic careers of the law students at Osgoode Hall Law School with the following Fogler Rubinoff Osgoode Hall Law School Prizes:
Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Advanced Business Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in completing a business law intensive program.
Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Debtor/Creditor Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in Debtor/Creditor Law.
Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Property Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in the area of Property Law.
Fogler Rubinoff LLP – Robert R. Jason Prize in the JD/MBA Program
This prize has been established by the firm of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in memory of their friend and partner, Robert R. Jason. Bob was a highly respected tax lawyer and accountant whose enthusiasm and expertise contributed enormously to the firm and to the legal and accounting professions. Bob became a C.A. in 1977 and received his LLB from McGill University in 1980. He graduated from York University with an MBA in 1985 and with an LLM (Tax) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1997. This prize will be awarded annually to the student who stands first in their final year of study in the combined JD/MBA program.
Samuel Rubinoff Prize in Legal Process
This prize is awarded to a first year law student writing the most outstanding research paper in Legal Process.