Experienced, Highly Professional Lawyers in Ontario

The seven-member legal team of Clark Farb Fiksel LLP has provided experienced, diligent and committed legal services to the greater Toronto area and Southern Ontario since 1989, and individually since 1975. Together, we have successfully resolved thousands of commercial and personal injury disputes, and have represented clients' interests in thousands of transactions and negotiations.

In addition to our extensive practice experience, we served or continue to serve as leaders in legal and professional organizations that span our practice areas. Organizations that we lead, are members of or are substantially involved with include:

  • The Canadian Bar Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals
  • The Canadian Institute of Credit
  • Bankruptcy Operational Review Committee
  • The Registrars Bankruptcy Committee

Learn more by clicking the links below to view each team member's professional profile:

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Gary S. Farb

Gary Farb is a partner in his 33rd year of practice as a lawyer. He is the visionary and architect behind two firms bearing his name; a 6 person law firm and an arbitration and mediation firm. Read More.

Ephraim Fiksel

Ephraim completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Toronto in 1971; graduated from the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Toronto with a Masters in Business Administration in 1973; worked for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto as the Assistant Secretary for one year before attending the University of Windsor Law School and graduated with an LL.B. in 1977. Read More.

Richard D. Howell

Richard received his B.A. and LL.B from the University of Saskatchewan in 1968, and was called to the Bar in 1970. He is fluently bilingual. Richard practices commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency law and is certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in both Civil Litigation and in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law. Read More.

Stuart M. Peikes

Stuart has many years of experience in estate and financial planning, wealth management, and administration of estates. He acts as lawyer and Trustee for a number of individual Living Trusts and as estate lawyer and Trustee for many Testamentary Trusts. He plays a key role in a wide range of family businesses and has assisted in the implementation of various sophisticated corporate and personal business plans for acquisition, expansion, reorganization, succession, and inter-generational transfer of assets. Read More.

David A. Schatzker

David was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2008 and joined Clark Farb Fiksel LLP as an associate lawyer after articling with the firm. David practices primarily in the areas of civil, commercial and insolvency litigation, estate litigation and administrative law.
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Robert Zigler

Robert completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Toronto in 1981; graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1983 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1985. He worked as a Policy Analyst for the Worker's Compensation Board upon Call to the Bar. He was a Senior Solicitor in the General Counsel's Office of the Toronto Transit Commission from 1987 until 1998 and represented the TTC in major litigation, jury trials and coroner's inquest.
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J.B. PEIKES

J.B. Peikes

J.B.'s law practice includes all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, corporate/commercial and wealth management. In addition, he oversees business and personal matters for a number of clients in the sports and entertainment industries. After summering, articling and working as an associate lawyer at a large downtown Toronto law firm, J.B. joined Clark Farb Fiksel LLP in September 2012 and became a partner in January 2013.
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