Ivo has a broad commercial practice encompassing dispute resolution and general corporate matters. His prior experience includes representing clients in complex commercial disputes in the technology and financial sectors and consulting for a leading technology startup in New York City. Ivo is licensed to practice law in the United States and Canada and is trained in the common and civil law legal traditions. He has litigated disputes in federal and state court in the United States and collaborated on cross-border submissions before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to joining Bailey Duquette, Ivo worked as a litigation associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Holwell Shuster & Goldberg in New York. Following law school, Ivo clerked for the Honorable Justice Marshall E. Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ivo is the sitting president of the Canadian American Bar Association.
New York University School of Law (LL.M., Vanderbilt Scholar, 2011)
McGill University Faculty of Law (LL.B./B.C.L., highest distinction, 2008)
University of Toronto (B.A., 2004)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
The Hon. Marshall E. Rothstein, Supreme Court of Canada
Google Supreme Court Case Pits Rule of Law against Free Speech, The Globe & Mail (Dec. 11, 2016)
Judicious Restraint: The Life and Law of Justice Marshall E. Rothstein, Supreme Court Law Review (LexisNexis: 2016)
State Incapacity and Sovereign Immunity in International Arbitration, (2014) 26 Singapore Acad. of Law Journal 942 Special Issue (Conflict of Laws in Arbitration)
A Response-Dependent Theory of Precedent, Journal of Law & Phil. (2011)
Panelist, Blocking Third Party Content in Google v. Equustek – Worldwide injunctions and freedom of speech in the internet context, Torys LLP, Toronto, Dec. 1, 2016
Moderator, Lifting the Corporate Veil in the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards: Approaches in the United States and Canada, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, New York, April 20, 2016
Panelist, Diaspora Democracy: Comparative Study of Ex-Patriate Voting Rights, Univ. of Ottawa, Oct. 19, 2016
Fortune, “Why Google, Facebook, and Amazon Should Worry About Europe,” July 20, 2017.
TP Week, “Transatlantic Ties Smoulder as Ireland Set to Collect 15 Bln from Apple,” July 2017.
Forbes, “US Expats Vote while Canadian Expats Fight,” November 4, 2016.