William W. McNamara
William W. McNamara
Partner at Torys LLP
(416) 865-7988
(416) 865-7380
79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1983 (ON); 1986 (QC); 2013 (BC)
Practice involves a broad range of commercial litigation matters, with emphasis on the defence of product liability class actions, anti-trust law (price fixing, bid-rigging, misleading advertising, illegal trade practices and deceptive marketing practices), infrastructure and construction claims, banking law, insolvency, restructuring and corporate disputes. Has appeared before the courts in Ontario, Québec, British Columbia and Alberta; the Competition Tribunal; the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal; and numerous private arbitral panels. Served as counsel to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Presence of War Criminals in Canada between 1985 and 1987. Past president of CBA’s National Construction Law Section and former member of CBA’s National Sections Council Executive. Ontario Bar, 1983. Québec Bar, 1986. British Columbia Bar, 2013. BCL, 1985, McGill University. LLB, 1981, McGill University.
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