Ryder Gilliland

Ryder Gilliland
Adjunct Professor

  • Phone: 416-979-5319
  • Email:ryder.gilliland@blakes.com
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Ryder is a partner at DMG Advocates. For years Ryder has been recognized by his peers for years as one of the leading media and defamation lawyers in Canada. For more than 15 years he has been advising community and metropolitan newspapers, digital publishers, book publishers and broadcasters on issues relating to defamation law, publication bans, sealing orders, privacy and copyright. He has acted in leading cases in many of these areas. He is the President of the Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2002
LL.B., Dalhousie University – 2000
B.A. (Hon.) (Political Science and Latin American Studies), University of Toronto – 1995

  • Vice-president – Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association
  • Arbitration Committee – Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-chair – Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS)