Jennifer L. Hunter
Jennifer L. Hunter
Partner at Lerners LLP
(416) 601-2659
(416) 867-2417
130 Adelaide St W, Suite 2400, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2006
Jennifer leads the Insurance Group in Toronto. She has more than 15 years of experience advising individuals, professionals, and institutional clients on a wide variety of litigation matters. She is an experienced advocate who has appeared as trial and appellate counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, and many tribunals. She has a broad practice arising from the defence of civil claims, with particular expertise in privacy and cyber litigation, professional liability, and municipal and public entity liability. Her privacy and cyber litigation practice includes privacy tort claims and proceedings arising out of cyber security incidents, and defending and prosecuting 3rd party claims for the recovery of damages arising out of cyber incidents and privacy breaches. She represents professionals, including physicians, lawyers, and police officers, in regulatory matters and civil actions. Her focus on their personal and reputational interests allows her to provide effective and empathetic representation. Her insight into the challenges facing municipalities and other public entities has led to the successful defence of many types of claims, such as misfeasance in public office, building inspection, and road authority claims.
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