Jeffrey J. Wilker*

Jeffrey J. Wilker*

Department Head & Partner

Practice highlights


*Jeffrey WIlker Law Professional Corporation

Jeff Wilker focuses his practice on land use law and routinely develops novel approaches to resolve complex legal problems. The provision of top-shelf legal guidance to his clients is a hallmark of his practice. Jeff acts on cutting-edge matters and prides himself on his ability to “think outside of the box.”

Jeff’s practice involves all aspects of municipal and planning law, including land use litigation, expropriation, environmental and constitutional matters. He appears before Municipal Councils, at provincial tribunals such as the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT), and in the Courts, on behalf of municipalities, public agencies, corporations and private individuals. He is the Town/Township solicitor for a number of municipalities.

Jeff continues to be recognized by his peers for inclusion in The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2020 in the field of Municipal and Real Estate Law. He is the head of our Municipal and Planning Law department.

Practice Areas:

  • Land Use Litigation
  • Municipal & Planning
  • Expropriation
  • Environmental
  • Constitutional
  • Public Sector Real Estate

Year of Call



  • Master of Laws (Constitutional Law), Osgoode Hall Law School (2000)
  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School (1988)
  • Bachelor of Arts (4 Years), Victoria College, University of Toronto (1985)


  • Listed in The Best LawyersTM in Canada since 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Ranked Lawyer (Distinguished)
  • Lambda Alpha International (LAI)
  • Canadian Bar Association – Municipal and Environmental Law Sections
  • Advocates’ Society
  • Ontario Expropriation Association
  • First Amendment Lawyers’ Association
  • Past President of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Society
  • Officer and Director of Phi Delta Phi (Ontario Society)
  • Past Board Member of the High Park Curling and Lawn Tennis Club

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