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Our Areas of Practice

JHR Law assists clients in a wide variety of legal matters. We are happy to assist you with your case in any of the following areas, whether you need full representation, research, or just a few answers to your questions.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  1. Employment Law
  2. Commercial Litigation
  3. Business Disputes
  4. Debt Collection
  5. Bankruptcy
  6. Real Estate Disputes
  7. Construction Disputes
  8. Insurance Disputes
  1. Tax Advisory
  2. Estate Planning
  3. Dispute Resolution
  4. Tax Court
For Professionals
  1. Regulatory Proceedings
  2. Discipline
  3. Investigations
  4. Professional Negligence
International Trade
  1. Anti-Dumping
  2. Customs Classification and Tariffs
  3. Safeguard Inquiries

About John H. Reiterowski

Legal Experience

John has been litigation counsel for over a decade. He has experience before private arbitrators, the Ontario Courts, the British Columbia Courts, the Federal Courts, federal and provincial agencies, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

John has helped clients ranging in size from individuals to international corporations. Now he prides himself on giving timely and efficient service to small and medium businesses and professionals of all stripes.

Military Service

Prior to becoming a lawyer, John served in the Canadian Armed Forces, Army Reserve as a member of the Queens York Rangers, attaining the rank of Master Corporal. John took the lessons he learned in the military and applied them to his legal practice. Discipline, drive, and determination form a part of every case he takes on.

Community Service

John is currently a member of Pro Bono Ontario working for the Consumer Defence Clinic. In the past, he has volunteered for various charitable organizations including the Good Shepherd Refuge, Reach for the Rainbow, Lawyers Feed the Hungry and OBA/OJEN Mock Trial Competition, and the Pro Bono Ontario Hotline.

Outside the Office

John is reading, engaging in his favorite sports (hockey, biking, running, snowboarding or cross country skiing), learning new languages or a new instrument, or reading the next entry is his favorite science fiction series. When time allows, he is travelling the world with his wife.

  1. Law Society of Ontario
  2. New York State Bar Association
  3. Pro Bono Ontario
  4. Law Society of Ontario’s Coach and Advisor Network
  5. Wolf Law Chambers
  6. Contributor to LexisNexis Practical Guidance

Notable Cases

Litigation Decisions
Haye v. Toronto Poly Clinic Inc., 2023 HRTO 876, successfully defeated a human rights complaint against a medical clinic based on a jurisdictional issue.
MP, RP v. JB, 2022 CanLII 16878 (HPARB), Successfully argued that the decision of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario should be upheld in this appeal.

Hellenic Congress of Quebec v. Canadian Hellenic Congress, 2020 ONSC 2224, successfully representing a not-for-profit corporation in a dispute regarding its by-laws, an election and membership fees.

Houghton v. Epcor Collingwood Distribution Corporation, 2019 ONSC 5568, successfully representing a former CEO of a public utility company seeking indemnity for legal fees incurred for participation in a Judicial Inquiry.

Nu Stream Realty Inc. v 1116191 B.C. Ltd., 2018 BCSC 911 – defending a real estate company in an application to defeat a certificate of pending litigation.

Dominion vs. Wawanesa, RBC & MVACF (Kalkat), Arb. Shari Novick, July 20, 2017 – successfully argued that a major automobile insurer had priority over another insurer.

Liguori Investments Inc. v Gershwin Gabriel, 2016 CanLII 695 (ON SC) – pursuing a fraudster at trial in a used car sales fraud scheme.

International Trade Decisions

Certain Steel Goods, GC-2018-001, representing a Korean Steel company in the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Safeguards Inquiry.

Corrosion Resistant Steel Sheet, COR 2018 IN, assisting a Korean steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation.

Nitisinone Capsules, NIT 2018 IN, assisting a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company in a CBSA anti-dumping complaint.

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe, CSWP3 2018 IN, assisting a Turkish steel company in a CBSA anti-dumping investigation


Affiliated Counsel

Alex Battick (Battick Legal Advisory)

Battick Legal Advisory serves all stakeholders in Ontario’s education system with expert guidance on administrative issues, employment issues, governance, human rights, constitutional, and regulatory law. Lead lawyer Alex Battick is committed to helping organizations, institutions, and individuals work through complex issues, and also serves the community through his legal services in youth criminal justice, human rights, landlord and tenant law, and notary public and document review services.


Winston Fogarty

After a successful career as a Department of Justice Canada lawyer working in key federal departments and as a managing partner in a private law firm, Winston decided to practice law his own way. He is of service to clients facing challenging situations, available to answer their questions and provide them with easy access to his knowledge, experience, and contacts. His clients have always counted on his honest, direct, strategic approach to problems.


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