Michael I. Binetti

Michael I. Binetti: Attorney with Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Biography

Partner, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2013 - present; Associate, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2006-2012; Called to the Bar, Ontario, 2006; Articles of Clerkship, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2005-2006; Active member of the Canadian Bar Association's Competition Law Section

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Employment Law
  • Competition Law
  • Anti-trust
  • Class Actions
  • Class Action Defence
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Fraud, Misrepresentation, Deceit
  • Libel & Slander Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Defence
  • Mass Torts
  • Inquests
  • Partnership Litigation
  • Professional Discipline Law
  • Professional Regulation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Tribunal Hearings
  • Appellate Counsel

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
416-360-0777  Phone
416-360-0777  Fax
www.agmlawyers.com
University Attended:
York University, B.A., Hons., 2002
Law School Attended:
University of Ottawa, LL.B., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2006
Admission:
2006, Ontario
Memberships:
The Law Society of Upper Canada; Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations; Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario; Advocates' Society; The Thomas More Lawyers' Guild of Toronto.
Languages:
English and French and Italian
Reported Cases:
Canadian National Railway Company v. Kitchener (City): acted for defendant land-owner in a motion to dismiss a 25-year old environmental damages case on the basis that there was a substantial risk that the parties could not fairly try their case resulting from inordinate and inexcusable delay. Reported at: 2014 ONSC 4929 (CanLII) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice) (http://canlii.ca/t/g8rlq)


Royal Bank of Canada v. Boussoulas: acted for respondents in an appeal seeking to re-instate a Mareva injunction that had been quashed on equitable grounds based on the conduct of Royal Bank of Canada. Reported at: [2012] O.J. No. 2335, 2012 ONSC 2070 (Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court); J. Lepera Contracting Inc. v. Royal Timbers Inc: acted for a party successful in resisting a claim for a construction lien and debt on a land servicing contract. Reported at: 2012 ONSC 271 (CanLII) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice); •Sivaji v. Rajwani: obtained permission to file a Request to Admit during the adjournment of the trial (as opposed to prior to trial commencing). Reported at: [2011] O.J. No. 6270, 108 O.R. (3d) 478 (Ontario Superior Court of Justice); •Chan v. City Commercial Realty Group Ltd: acted for judgment creditors successful in piercing the corporate veil of the judgment debtor corporation and fixing the individual shareholders with liability for judgment. Reported at: 2011 ONSC 2854 (CanLII) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice)

ISLN:
919122947
Hobbies & interests:
Big Brother:­ Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (44 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Other on 02/27/18 in Civil Litigation

    Michael is a very knowledgeable and pragmatic lawyer - highly recommend,

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Officer on 02/22/18 in Civil Litigation

    Michael provides excellent legal services while being sensitive to the pressures faced by internal legal counsel at a corporate client.

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (13 reviews)
  • 100% (13 recommendations)
  • Platinum Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.9/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/20/14 in Litigation.

    Michael Binetti demonstrated indepth knowledge and expertise in the particular area of my litigation case. This gave me great confidence in his abilities to be successful with my case. His knowlege,communication skills and professionalism are just s... Read more

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    Michael Binetti demonstrated indepth knowledge and expertise in the particular area of my litigation case. This gave me great confidence in his abilities to be successful with my case. His knowlege,communication skills and professionalism are just some of the reasons why I would definately recommend his services. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/20/14 in Labor and Employment.

    Michael's professionalism is outstanding .

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