Corey Groper is a partner at DMG Advocates specializing in commercial litigation and arbitration.

Corey has wide experience representing individuals and corporations from multiple industries in complex cross-border litigation and multi-jurisdictional disputes, often involving large volumes of documentary disclosure and multiple parties. He regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Corey has significant experience in high-value civil fraud claims. He advises clients on various international economic crimes, asset-tracing investigations, asset-recovery litigation, and enforcement actions. He is frequently called upon to provide strategic and time-critical advice after the discovery of a fraud. He has considerable experience securing and recovering assets and obtaining and executing emergency interim relief including Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders and Anton Piller orders. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Corey also handles broader commercial litigation matters, including securities litigation, media and defamation law, employment litigation, commercial leasing, product liability, professional negligence, automotive law, breach of contract and quasi-contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and class actions.

Corey completed his legal studies at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, where he received joint degrees in Civil and Common Law. He then obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (“LSE”), where he specialized in Corporate and Commercial Law. Corey graduated from the LSE with highest honors and was awarded the Blackstone Chambers Prize for receiving the highest overall average in his specialism.

In conjunction with his legal practice, Corey has taught International Economic Crime in the Business Law in a Global Context LL.M program at the University of Montreal, Faculty of Law, since 2016. Corey’s teaching focuses on a broad range of subjects, including securities fraud, corruption and global tax evasion.

Bar Admission

  • New York (2012)
  • Ontario (2010)

Education

  • Masters of Law (LL.M), London School of Economics and Political Science, Distinction (2012)
  • Juris Doctor (JD), University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law, Magna Cum Laude (2009)
  • Licentiate in Law (LLL), University of Ottawa, Faculty of Civil Law, Cum Laude (2008)
  • Canada Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Association
  • Blackstone Chambers Prize for outstanding achievement in Commercial Law, LSE, 2012
  • Éditions Yvon Blais Prize for outstanding achievement in Ontario Civil Procedure, University of Ottawa, 2009
  • Course Instructor, University of Montreal, Master in Business Law in a Global Context, 2016-Present