Michael Bordin is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Hamilton office where he is a member of the senior management team and leader of the office’s Advocacy Department. Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, he represents institutional clients, such as insurers and municipalities, as well as businesses and individual clients. He is preferred counsel for LawPRO, acting in the defence of lawyers for over 20 years. Michael has conducted trials in a variety of cases including product liability, construction, professional negligence, breach of contract, partnership disputes, and tort claims, and argued appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has argued complex motions and applications, injunctions, and judicial reviews, and acted as counsel before administrative tribunals. He speaks regularly at professional development programs and is a past president of the Hamilton Law Association. Michael has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2013, he was recognized in Best Lawyers inCanada as Lawyer of the Year for Corporate and Commercial Litigation Hamilton and received the Best Lawyers Canada 2018 Legal Malpractice Lawyer of the Year award in Hamilton.