Ben Sakamoto is a member of Baker McKenzie's Litigation & Government Enforcement and Practice Group in Toronto. He joined the Firm as a summer student in 2016 and completed his articles in 2018.
Ben has a broad commercial litigation practice. He acts for clients on fraud matters, internal investigations, jurisdictional disputes, class actions, insolvency and restructuring matters, and commercial arbitrations. He is a contributor to canadianfraudlaw.com and globalclassactionsblog.com. Ben also assists the Firm's pro bono team in providing legal assistance to survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Bar Association - Member
- Ontario Bar Association - Member
- The Advocates' Society - Member
- Ontario~Canada (2018)
- Queen's University (JD) (2017)
- Concordia University (BA Honours) (2013)
- Co-author, SNC-Lavalin Probation Order Issued in Connection with Guilty Plea, Canadian Fraud Law, 28 January 2020
- Co-author, Supreme Court Confirms that Lawyer is Liable for Advising Clients to Invest in Fraudulent Scheme, Canadian Fraud Law, 8 April 2019
- Co-author, Bank allowed to allege fraud in second ‘Kick at the Can', Canadian Fraud Law, 29 March 2019
Baker & McKenzie LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.