As founder of Z-Legal, Martin Zatovkanuk is an experienced litigation lawyer with a decade of experience before all levels of Ontario Courts. Z-Legal focuses on employment litigation, commercial litigation, estate litigation and professional misconduct matters.
As part of his employment law practice, Martin assists employees who have been wrongfully dismissed, laid off, terminated or discriminated against. He also represents employers and assists in drafting employment contracts and navigating accommodation requests, Human Rights issues and terminations.
As a commercial litigation lawyer, Martin has assisted his clients with a wide variety of matters, ranging from construction disputes to shareholder disputes and helped recover significant damages for his clients.
Martin also assists in complex Estate Litigation matters, which can include challenging a Last Will, Dependent Claims, and overseeing the distribution of Estate assets.
Previously, as a personal injury litigator, he successfully represented clients in obtaining a catastrophically impaired designations, winning millions of dollars for his clients. Martin is regarded as a skilled negotiator by both his clients and opposing counsel alike.
He has served as prosecution counsel for the Ontario College of Teachers, general counsel for the College of Opticians of Ontario, and has gained valuable experience in assisting professionals who have disciplinary matters before Ontario’s many Colleges.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Martin was a teacher for several years. As such, Martin’s clients value his patience, diligence and ability to communicate openly and honestly with them, as well as his understanding of the law and the issues that affect their claims. He is fluent in French, Czech and Ukrainian, and has acted on the Executive Committee of the Administrative Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.
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