Jonathan graduated from Western University with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in physiology and psychology in 2005 and received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2010. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2011.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Jonathan practiced with a well-respected insurance defence firm for nearly a decade.
He is a recent graduate of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop, offered by Osgoode Professional Development.
Jonathan’s professional experience includes:
PERSONAL INJURY AND OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY
Jonathan has significant experience defending insurers in a number of different areas, including tort motor vehicle claims, slip and fall accidents, bad faith claims, as well as commercial general liability work. He frequently represents property owners, contractors/subcontractors, as well as winter maintenance companies.
He routinely defends bars, nightclubs and other licensed establishments against claims involving allegations of over-service, assault and forcible ejection.
Jonathan is often retained to represent gyms and other sports and athletic facilities, including trampoline gyms to defend claims involving allegations of product defect and resultant bodily injury. He has significant experience dealing with waivers of liability and their resultant impact on negligence claims involving recreational and athletic facilities.
Jonathan frequently defends malpractice claims made against a wide variety of professionals including veterinarians, physiotherapists, architects, engineers, developers and contractors.
CYBER AND PRIVACY LIABILITY
Jonathan has experience acting as breach coach, privacy counsel and defence counsel to organizations that are involved in cyber and privacy claims, as well as litigation.
He has significant experience handling claims involving fire, wind, water and hail losses, both in pursuit and defence of subrogated interests, as well as first party claims.
HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLAINTS
Jonathan has experience defending various organizations against a wide range of complaints brought before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.