Eric Sherkin


Eric is a commercial litigation lawyer with a broad range of expertise across many areas of practice, and has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario. He has particular experience with matters involving creditors’ remedies, bankruptcy and insolvency, professional negligence, libel and slander, fraud recovery and injunctions. Eric is pragmatic, client-focused and driven to achieve timely and cost-effective resolutions for his clients. Apart from fighting for his clients’ rights, Eric has also assisted clients in developing their own internal forward-thinking dispute resolution systems and provided risk management advice.

Prior to joining Levine Sherkin Boussidan, Eric was a partner at a prominent Bay Street firm, where he served as the editor of the firm’s in-house litigation blog. He is the co-author of the legal text Creditors’ Remedies in Ontario and a contributing author to the chapter on receiverships in Canadian Forms and Precedents – Debtor/Creditor.

A passionate sports fan, Eric is also the updating author for the chapter on the law of professional sports in the publication Entertainment Law in Canada. During law school, Eric spent two summers working at the National Hockey League Players’ Association where he was involved in preparing salary arbitration cases and in finalizing the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement after the 2004-05 lockout. He also received an award from his law school for combining strong academic achievement with contributions to the law school community.

Eric is an active member of the community and currently serves as co-chair of the Young Lawyers division of the United Jewish Appeal’s Young Leadership wing. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association and the Sports Lawyers’ Association.

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