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Firm News

Torkin Manes Remembers and Honours International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Every year on January 27, communities around the world take time to remember one of the most memorable and significant days in history: the anniversar...
Jan 27, 2022
Firm News

Marco P. Falco recognized as a 2021 Q4 Lexology Legal Influencer for Future of legal services - Canada

Marco P. Falco Lexology Legal Influencers Congratulations to Marco P. Falco, a partner in our Litigation Group, for his recognition by Lexology as a Legal Influencer Q4 2021 for Futu...
Jan 21, 2022
In the News

Adam Black was featured in the Ontario Family Law Reporter

Adam N. Black Adam Black was featured in the January issue of the Ontario Family Law Reporter newsletter. To read his original article which was featured, click her...
Jan 14, 2022
Firm News

Torkin Manes Promotes Three Associates to its Partnership

Aleksandar Jovanovic, Calogero Rumeo and Daniel J. Stober Torkin Manes is pleased to announce the promotion of three of our lawyers to the partnership, effective immediately.
Jan 5, 2022


Marco Falco will be speaking at the U of T Faculty of Arts & Science Next Steps Conference

Marco P. Falco Marco P. Falco will be speaking as a panelist at the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Science Next Steps Conference on January 25, 2022, rega...
Date of Event: Jan 25, 2022

Lorne Wolfson to teach the 2022 National Family Law Arbitration Course

Lorne H. Wolfson The National Family Law Arbitration Course is a 40-hour interactive course which offers a comprehensive introduction to the arbitration of family law ...
Date of Event: Jan 28, 2022 - Mar 5, 2022

Lorne H. Wolfson to speak at the Bi-Annual Update on Power Imbalances and Family Violence in Family Arbitration and Parenting Coordination

Lorne H. Wolfson Lorne Wolfson will be speaking at the Bi-Annual Update on Power Imbalances and Family Violence in Family Arbitration and PC on January 15th, 2022.
Date of Event: Jan 15, 2022

Understanding the New Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (2 Part Program)

Linda J. Godel and Lauren Crosby Linda Godel and Lauren Crosby will be participating in the "Understanding the New Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act" program on November 25 and ...
Date of Event: Nov 25, 2021

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalPoint

NDAs and Gag Orders in Sexual Misconduct Cases

Loretta P. Merritt The vast majority of civil lawsuits end up in a negotiated settlement, rather than an adversarial trial. Settlements avoid the risk and cost of a tria...
Jan 20, 2022
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Business Context Matters When Assessing Good Faith

Marco P. Falco In the past few years, a trilogy of decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada has established that the good faith principle includes: (i) A duty of...
Jan 18, 2022
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Being Placed On An Unpaid Leave of Absence Is Not A Denial of Seniority Rights

Irv Kleiner and Shreya Patel A recent arbitration award by Arbitrator Norm Jesin has affirmed an employer’s ability to enforce a vaccination policy that requires employees to disc...
Jan 14, 2022
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

The Subdivision Control amendments to the Ontario Planning Act are now law

Sidney H. Troister, LSM On January 1, 2022, numerous important amendments to Section 50 of the Ontario Planning Act became law; amendments that reflect significant enhancemen...
Jan 7, 2022


These relationship red flags are pretty accurate signs you're headed for a breakup

Laurie H. Pawlitza It’s rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending brea...
Jul 11, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the biggest mistakes couples make when they separate

Laurie H. Pawlitza Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there’s little be gained by being vindicti...
Jul 4, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the top five things you need to know about marriage contracts

Laurie H. Pawlitza As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gest...
Jun 25, 2019
LegalPoint Videos

Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter C. Straszynski Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps...
Sep 22, 2016