Tom Curry: Lawyer with Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

Tom Curry

Phone416-865-3096

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Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Competition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Liability and Regulation
  • Public and Administrative
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 416-865-3096
Facsimile: 416-865-9010
http://www.litigate.com/TomCurry
 
University University of Waterloo, B.E.S., Urban Planning, 1981
 
Law SchoolOsgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1984
 
Admitted1986, Ontario
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
American College of Trial Lawyers
fellow
Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
Honourary Member
The Advocates' Society
Ontario Bar Association
Civil Litigation Section Class Actions Law Section Criminal Justice Section Health Law Section
Nipissing University
Board of Governors

 
Biography

TOM CURRY is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Widely recognized as a leading trial and appellate counsel, Tom has a long record of success in high-profile commercial litigation. He represents private and public sector clients in class actions, arbitrations, business disputes, administrative law, judicial review, intellectual property and professional liability at both the trial and appellate levels. He appears before all levels of court and tribunals in Ontario, and maintains a successful appellate practice. Tom appears before the Ontario Court of Appeal and has appeared in the Manitoba Court of Appeal, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

He is a contributing editor of Corporate Liability, a journal devoted to examining issues of liability under criminal and regulatory law. He is also a regular speaker on a wide variety of subjects relating to trial practice and substantive law.

Recognition
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2012 - 2014)
Class Actions, Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Litigation - Securities, Medical Negligence, Professional Liability
Chambers Global (2012 - 2014)
Dispute Resolution: Ontario: Canada
Who's Who Legal: 5th Edition (2014)
Canada's Leading Business Lawyers
Best Lawyers (2015)
Toronto Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law
The Lexpert /American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (2012)
Corporate Commercial Litigation
Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (2013)
Class Actions, Corporate Commercial, Securities
Lexpert Ranked Litigators, Report on Business Special Edition (2013)
Best Lawyers (2006 - 2015)
Administrative and Public Law, Appellate Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation
Who's Who Legal (2013, 2014)
Commercial Litigation
Benchmark Canada (2014)
Local Litigation Star - Ontario, Litigation Star- Canada, Arbitration, Litigation Star - Canada, Class Action
The Law Society of Upper Canada
Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation
Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Peer Rating
Practical Law Company
Ontario - Dispute Resolution

Publications and Presentations

PRESENTATION
Evidence for Litigators
Tom Curry will be co-chairing this program at the Advocates' Society on November 26, 2014. This program is part of the Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program.

PRESENTATION
Practice Management Essentials: Managing Your Way to Trial Success
Tom Curry will be speaking at The Advocates' Society Practice Management Essentials program on May 23, 2014.

PRESENTATION
A Bird's Eye View of High Stakes Litigation
Tom Curry and Marguerite Ethier will be joined by the Honourable Justice Colin L. Campbell, Q.C. and Greg MacKenzie, General Counsel for 407ETR on a panel at the April 7, 2014 CCCA National Conference. The panel will share stories of high stakes litigation in the context of public and private enterprise. Conference attendees will learn strategies for success, a practical guide to navigate the litigation process when it arises, and the tips about litigation risk management.

PRESENTATION
Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program - Evidence for Litigators
Tom Curry co-chairs the Evidence for Litigators session in the Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program at The Advocates' Society.

PRESENTATION
The Experts of Expert Evidence
Tom Curry is a panelist on the use of expert evidence in court at a discussion hosted by ASAP Reporting Services, on October 2, 2013.

PRESENTATION
Kernicterus: Medical and Legal Aspects
Tom Curry presents on the topic at the 3 rd Biennial Conference on Brain Injury in Children, sponsored by SickKids, held in Toronto July 9-11, 2013.

PRESENTATION
Effective Use of the Commercial List
Tom Curry presents with The Hon. Justice Frank Newbould on the topic at The Osgoode Short Course in Debtor-Creditor Litigation.

PRESENTATION
9th Annual Conference on Crown Liability
Tom Curry presents on the Practical Economics of Litigating For or Against the Crown at the conference hosted by Osgoode Professional Development Centre.

PRESENTATION
Obstetric Ultrasound: Setting the Standard for 2013
Tom Curry presents on the topic at a conference hosted by the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital.

PRESENTATION
Cross-examination: Strategies for Success
Tom Curry co-chairs on the topic at The Advocates' Society conference.

PRESENTATION
9th Annual Obstetrical Malpractice: A Survival Guide for 2013
Tom Curry presents on the topic at a conference hosted by Mount Sinai Hospital.

PRESENTATION
Witness Impeachment: How, Why and Hard Learned Lessons
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the 2012 Spring Symposium hosted by The American College of Trial Lawyers and The Advocates' Society.

PRESENTATION
Litigation and Enforcement Issues
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the 32nd Annual Securities Law Practitioners' Conference 2012. The conference was hosted by Insight.

PRESENTATION
The Role of Counsel
Tom Curry demonstrates the role of Counsel in the Expert Evidence Demo during Osgoode's 8th Annual Conference: Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator.

PRESENTATION
E-Discovery for Government
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the Federated Press held in Ottawa.

PRESENTATION
Best Practices for Dealing with Litigation Holds Establishing an E-Document Retention Policy Framework
Tom Curry presents at the E-Discovery for Government Event.

PRESENTATION
Brain Injuries in Children: Intrapartum Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury: Are the ACOG Criteria/Guidelines Outdated? A Critical Evolution
Tom Curry presented at the 2nd International Symposium on the topic.

PRESENTATION
The Evolving Role of Experts in Legal Action
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the National Health Law Summit held at the Canadian Bar Association.

PRESENTATION
Effective Advocacy in Disciplinary Proceedings
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the Toronto Law Association.

PRESENTATION
Time to Deliver: Is there anything magical about the 30 (or 8, 15, 12 or 6) minute rule?
Tom Curry presented on the topic at the 8th Annual Obstetrical Malpractice: A Survival Guide for 2012.

PUBLICATION
Exploring the Limits of Public Interest
Curry, T. and Morris, K. Exploring the Limits of Public Interest. The Lawyers Weekly, December 10, 2010.

News & Media

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Lawyer is a Recipient of the 2014 Zenith Award
Tom Curry is recognized for demonstrating excellence and thought leadership.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Art of the Case: How the Chatr Wireless case avoided incivility despite the high stakes
Tom Curry, Jaan Lilles and Paul-Erik Veel were quoted in the September, 2014 issue of Lexpert Magazine in relation to Commissioner of Competition v. Rogers Communications Inc. et al.

NEWS RELEASE
23 Lenczner Slaght Lawyers Ranked Among the Best
Nearly half of the firm's 49 lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and two named Lawyer of the Year in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers Recognized in Litigation
Six of the firm's lawyers are ranked in Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2014.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Increases Rankings in 2014 Lexpert Directory
Canada's leading litigation practice continues to add new names to the list.

MEDIA COVERAGE
It's game on in bet-the-company litigation
Tom Curry has been quoted in an article on canadianlawyermag.com where he was joined by the Honourable Justice Colin L. Campbell, Q.C. and Greg MacKenzie, General Counsel for 407ETR on a panel at the April 7, 2014 CCCA National Conference moderated by Marguerite Ethier.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Tops Chambers Global Ranking

Canada's leading litigation practice remains in Band 1 for 12 th consecutive year.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Ruling a Relief to Lawyers Asked For Friendly Advice
Tom Curry was quoted in this Law Times article on March 10, 2014, following his interview with Julius Melnitzer.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght is at the Centre of the Lexpert Bull's-Eye
Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Included in Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Guide
Ten of the firm's lawyers are ranked in the year-end Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers among Canada's Leading Litigators

Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.

NEWS RELEASE
Tom Curry inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers Ranked Among the Best
Canada's leading litigation practice has 22 professionals in the 2014 Best Lawyers list.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght in Top Tier and 11 Lawyers Ranked as Stars
Canada's leading litigation practice also wins two national impact cases.

NEWS RELEASE
Law Society Prosecution - Penalty Hearing
Tom Curry acts as prosecutor for the Law Society of Upper Canada in the prosecution of Joe Groia for incivility.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers Win Top Peer Ratings
Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 Litigation Boutiques
Lenczner Slaght included in the list of Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 Litigation Boutiques. As found by a survey completed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

NEWS RELEASE
Lenczner Slaght Achieves Top Ranking
Lenczner Slaght in the top band of Canadian litigation practices.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Ruling on bank speaks to contract honesty
Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Barclays loses legal battle over ABCP
Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

NEWS RELEASE
Canadian Lawyer's list of the top 10 boutique firms in litigation
Receiving by far the most mentions from Bay Street lawyers and in-house counsel, Lenczner Slaght is clearly the top pick when it comes to Toronto litigation boutiques.

MEDIA COVERAGE
Campbell says referee 'couldn't cut it' in NHL
Tom Curry represents former NHL referee in his battle for reinstatement.

 
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