Sean has extensive, high level successful litigation experience in all levels of insurance law pertaining to defence of motor vehicle accident tort claims, statutory accident benefits and related disputes. His proficient and resourceful approach leads to success and provides client satisfaction at all levels of litigation.
Under Sean’s leadership, the firm has developed a Class Action practice. This draws on his interest to widely assist in the administration of justice, and has lead to a focus involving consumer protection issues.
Sean has successfully appeared in matters before the Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and private Arbitrators. Most recent advocacy has lead to decisions involving class actions (Wilkins v. Rogers, SCJ, 2008, Rowlands v. Regional Municipality of Durham SCJ, 2011, and Travassos v. Regional Municipality of Peel, SCJ, 2011).
Sean takes an active role in law firm management and facilitates the flexible and adaptable provision of our Firm’s legal services with the diverse contemporary needs of our insurer clients.
His commitment to the profession is reflected in his activity as the Central-East Council Member for the Ontario Bar Association, as a Council Member for the Canadian Bar Association, and as a presenter for the Osgoode Professional Development Centre at the 10th National Symposium on Class Actions.
Called to the Ontario Bar, 1999
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1997
B.A., York University, 1994
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates’ Society