William Kaplan

70 Bond Street, Suite 200
Toronto ON  M5B 1X3
Tel: (416) 865-5341
Fax: (416) 360-5746
Email: wkaplan@sympatico.ca
Website: www.williamkaplan.com
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1990.


B.A., 1980, University of Toronto; LL.B., 1983, Osgoode Hall Law School; M.A., 1985, University of Toronto; J.S.D., 1988, Stanford Law School.


Professor of Law, 2000-2001; Associate Professor of Law, 1991-2000; Assistant Professor of Law, 1986-1991, University of Ottawa.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Please contact Mr. Kaplan's assistant for up-to-date information - lori@williamkaplan.com.

Lists and Panels

Named in numerous collective agreements.

Related Adjudication Experience

Deployment Recourse Investigator, Public Service Commission of Canada, 1993-96; Member, Federal Public Service Staff Relations Board, 1984-89.


Law Society of Upper Canada; National Academy of Arbitrators; Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Kaplan's awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Related Publications

Labour Arbitration Yearbook (Toronto: Butterworths/Lancaster House, 1991-98), Founding Co-editor; Canadian Labour Law Journal (Toronto: Butterworths/Lancaster House, 1991-94).

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.