Video interview: Wagners Law Firm, 2020 Canadian Law Awards


Raymond Wagner, Q.C. is the founder of Wagners. He has dedicated his legal practice to representing injured plaintiffs. His practice primarily focuses on class actions, medical negligence with a special focus in birth trauma, and personal injury litigation. He obtained his law degree from Dalhousie Law School and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1980. Ray is a compassionate advocate, known for his candor, civility and practical advice. He places value on timely and equitable resolutions and has achieved significant settlements for his clients. Ray is known for litigating complex, technical and novel issues within his medical negligence and class action practice areas, and he has consistently strived to advance the law on behalf of injured plaintiffs. He is an experienced trial lawyer repeatedly recognized by peer review publications. He is a recipient of the H. Bruce T. Hillyer Award and the Lorne Clarke QC Access to Justice Award. Ray routinely presents to members of the CBA, the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and other associations and conferences. Ray has participated as an active member of the Nova Scotia Statutory Costs and Fees Committee, the NSBS Rules Committee, a Contingency Fee Agreement subcommittee and the Nova Scotia Bar and Bench Civil Procedure Rules Committee. He organized and addressed the first Nova Scotia Barristers Society Class Action Conference. Ray was one of four founders of APTLA, was the first president of APTLA, and was also first Chairman of the Canadian Caucus of the AAJ.