Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information

Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

365 Bay Street, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 2V1

Established: 1992

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Fidelity and Surety
  • Insurance Defense
  • Fraud
  • General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities and Shareholders' Claims
  • Dishonesty Bonds

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About Us

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP ("AGM") is among the most recognized counsel firms in Ontario, known for its expertise in all manners of complex commercial litigation and competition law.

AGM provides practical advice focused on clients' goals and works towards achieving those goals in the most cost-effective way. While that outcome is usually reached through negotiation, AGM believes that their willingness and ability to take a case to trial leads to better negotiated results.

AGM keeps the cost of litigation down by staffing files conservatively, focusing on what needs to be done to win the case, and charging hourly rates that are somewhat lower than large firms.

Insurance Defence
AGM LLP draws on extensive experience acting as defence counsel in large, complicated litigation defended by insurers, including: Fidelity & Surety Bond claims; All-risk crime policy claims; E&O policy claims; Directors and Officers policy claims; Performance and Labour and Material Payment Bond claims, including indemnification claims for payments made under those bonds.We are frequently retained to provide coverage opinions for our Insurer clients.

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Personnel Information

Senior Partner

Peter R. Greene


Kenneth A. Dekker

Kyle Peterson

David Vaillancourt

Kyle R. Taylor

Managing Partner

Michael Binetti

Senior Associates

Meredith L. Hayward

Christopher J. Somerville


Masiel A. Matus

Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab

Karen Bernofsky

Of Counsel

James C. Orr

Litigator, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

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