Thomson Rogers is one of the largest civil litigation firms in Toronto. Since our founding in 1935, the firm has grown to become one of the largest plaintiff personal injury law firms in Ontario and has been recognized by numerous respected legal publishers and directories, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Thomson Rogers’ personal injury, family law, class action, and land use litigation teams are regularly sought out for their experience and advocacy skills. Our lawyers represent clients before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada as well as administrative boards and tribunals across the province.
“With over 80 years of helping plaintiffs, our teams of litigators have one simple goal, to secure the best result for our clients. We are keenly aware that our people — lawyers, clerks, assistants alike — are our most important asset. Our people are passionate, strategic, and focused on our client needs today and what they will need in the future.” Stephen D’Agostino, Managing Partner.
Class Action: (Contact: L. Craig Brown, Darcy Merkur, Robert Ben, Kate Cahill, Stephen Birman, Lucy Jackson)
The Thomson Rogers class action team represents plaintiff clients in the areas of personal injury, product liability and institutional abuse. Our team was actively involved in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement and together with others, negotiated a successful settlement of over $4 billion for those clients. Thomson Rogers’ experienced litigators continue to take on complex class action claims to obtain decisions and settlements for thousands of plaintiffs.
Family/Matrimonial Litigation: (Contact: George Karahotzitis, Melanie Larock, Megan Edmiston, Camelia Amiri)
The family law lawyers at Thomson Rogers are dedicated to the exclusive practice of family law and have extensive experience managing complicated matters, employing an integrated team approach to best serve our clients. We understand that every family is unique, and each case will require a dynamic approach to navigating the issues. Our litigators educate clients about their rights and obligations regarding marriage, cohabitation, separation and divorce in order to enforce those rights, with the goal of helping clients to meet their obligations and protect their families’ future happiness.
Personal Injury Litigation: (Contact: L. Craig Brown, Leonard Kunka, David MacDonald, Sloan Mandel, Michael Bennett, Darcy Merkur, Aleks Mladenovic, Robert Ben, Ian Furlong, Kate Cahill, Stacey Stevens, Matthew Sutton, Stephen Birman, Deanna Gilbert, Carr Hatch, Lucy Jackson)
Personal injury issues are complex and often require prompt action due to strict time limits. Thomson Rogers has a well-deserved reputation for taking on the most complex and challenging personal injury cases and delivering results. We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Personal Injury Boutiques by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
The lawyers at Thomson Rogers pursue a wide variety of severe trauma and personal injury claims involving:
Or any occurrence resulting in:
Municipal, Planning and Expropriation Law: (Contact: Jeffrey Wilker, Stephen D’Agostino (Managing Partner), Stan Floras, Al Burton, David Germain, Denitza Koev)
For over six decades, the municipal, planning and expropriation law group at Thomson Rogers has represented municipalities, developers, school boards, public agencies, and ratepayers at the conference table, in mediations, at hearings before the Ontario Land Tribunal and at trial in the Courts. Our mission is to provide the highest level of service as efficiently as possible, based on our breadth of expertise, innovative solutions, and results-oriented approach.
Practice areas include but are not limited to: