Gluckstein Lawyers

Gluckstein Lawyers

Gluckstein Lawyers is a personal injury law firm providing counsel and full-circle care for Ontarians who have suffered catastrophic injuries, delivered by an experienced and compassionate team, helping clients return to their highest functioning potential.

Since 1962, we have helped clients move forward with dignity, respect, and trusted experience. Celebrated as pioneers in our field, Gluckstein Lawyers is an award-winning industry leader in brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and severe orthopedic injuries.

Since 2013, Gluckstein Lawyers has been rated as one of Canada’s top personal injury firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.


Since 2020 Gluckstein Lawyers has expanded our geographical reach in Ontario and enhanced our level of expertise and experience. Our practice focuses on medical malpractice (with a special focus on birth injury cases), sexual assault and abuse, class actions and mass torts, serious motor vehicle accident, and long-term disability cases.  To serve our clients better, we have office locations across Ontario, including: Toronto, Niagara, Ottawa, Barrie, Collingwood, Orillia, and Midland. 


Gluckstein Lawyers was originally founded by Bernard Gluckstein, one of Canada’s most prominent Personal Injury lawyers for almost six decades. Today, Bernard’s son Charles Gluckstein is leading the firm in innovation and thought leadership. We have offices located in Toronto and Niagara, Ontario.


Gluckstein Lawyers and Derek Nicholson, an experienced Ottawa civil trial lawyer, united and opened the Nicholson Gluckstein Lawyers office in Ottawa, Ontario. See our website for more information:


Gluckstein Lawyers and Steve Rastin, a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation, united and opened the Rastin Gluckstein Lawyers office in Barrie, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia. See our website for more information:


Sexual assault lawyers Simona Jellinek and Erin Ellis head up Jellinek Ellis Gluckstein in Toronto, the newest addition to the Gluckstein Lawyers family.  

Simona Jellinek has advocated on behalf of sexual assault victims for more than 25 years, representing plaintiffs in cases involving the Crown, Children’s Aid Societies, religious institutions, school boards, and residential schools. Erin Ellis is a civil litigator whose knowledge and experience with sexual abuse cases is matched only by her exceptional client service.  

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With almost 60 years of experience in personal injury law, we specialize in:

• Motor vehicle accidents  • Medical malpractice 
• Birth injury • Wrongful death
• Brain injury • Spinal injury
• Long term disability • Slip and falls
• Product liability • Class action/mass tort
• Sexual assault & abuse • Pediatric injury


Bernard L. Gluckstein, Founding Partner & Lawyer  Jonathan Burton, Senior Associate & Lawyer
Charles E. Gluckstein, Managing Partner & Lawyer Jan Marin, Senior Associate & Lawyer
Derek Nicholson, Trial Lawyer Jordan Assaraf, Associate 
Richard Halpern, Senior Counsel & Lawyer Jessica Golosky, Associate
Steve Rastin, Senior Counsel & Lawyer Gabriel Lessard, Assoicate
David Lackman, Senior Counsel & Lawyer Ivanna Iwasykiw, Associate 
Sandev Purewal, Senior Litigation Lawyer Michael Rattray, Associate 
Simona Jellinek, Counsel  Erin Ellis, Associate
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43 Colborne St, Fl 3, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5E 1E3
(416) 955-4800
595 Bay St, Suite 301, PO Box 53, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2C2
(416) 408-4252
(416) 408-4235
128 Wellington St W, Suite 210, Barrie, ON, Canada, L4N 8J6
(705) 722-6393
(705) 722-9451
249 McLeod St, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K2P 1A1
(613) 706-1429