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Marco P. Falco

Tel: 416 777 5421 Fax: 1 888 463 8131

Marco is a partner in the Litigation Department at Torkin Manes. He provides written advocacy and opinions on a range of topics in the civil litigation and corporate/commercial context. He has drafted legal memoranda, facta and materials for all levels of court, with an emphasis on applications for judicial review and civil appeals.

While his practice engages the full spectrum of legal services offered at Torkin Manes, his areas of focus include administrative law, commercial litigation, professional discipline, labour and employment law, corporate law, and insolvency.

Marco has published many articles on a host of legal issues and is Chief Editor of Torkin Manes LegalWatch. His legal articles and analyses have been cited in a leading national newspaper.

Marco is a co-chair of Torkin Manes’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee. He is also actively engaged in the University of Toronto’s Alumni Mentorship programs, providing mentorship to students in the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Faculty of Law.

In 2017, Marco was recognized as a leader in his field in The 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Awards & Recognition

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Legal Influencer Q2 2019 Badge (2)

Expertise

Education

  • J.D., Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2004
  • M.A., English, University of Toronto, 2000
  • B.A. (Honours, with High Distinction), English and Italian Literature, University of Toronto, 1999

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2005

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalWatch

When does ‘Final and Binding’ Mean ‘Final and Binding’?

Torkin Manes LegalWatch One of the main purposes of commercial arbitration is to provide an efficient way for the parties to resolve their dispute. By agreeing to take their ...
Sep 16, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Not Your Standard “Standard-Form” Contract: The Interpretation of Contracts on Appeal

Standard-form contracts are ubiquitous. From insurance to real estate, template agreements are the most common form of contractual obligation between ...
Aug 12, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Why a Limitation Period Might Not Run Against Multiple Wrongdoers

Torkin Manes LegalWatch A considerable amount of ink has been spilled about section 5(1)(a)(iv) of Ontario’s Limitations Act, 2002. This section postpones the running o...
Jul 9, 2019
Article

Does corporate successor liability apply in Canada?

The Lawyer's Daily Few doctrines at common law evoke more trepidation for the buyers in an asset purchase agreement than the doctrine of corporate successor liability. ...
Jun 17, 2019

News & Media

In the News

Marco Falco recognized as a Legal Influencer for Dispute Resolution

Lexology Content Marketing Awards Congratulations to Marco Falco, a partner in our Litigation Group, for his recognition by Lexology as a  Legal Influencer for Disp...
Jul 10, 2019

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm lawyers have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
May 29, 2017

Torkin Manes Hosts U of T Explore It! Event

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, lawyers from Torkin Manes hosted the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts and Science Explore It! program at the f...
Feb 26, 2016

Marco Falco cited in the Alberta Law Review

Marco Falco’s article “Be Honest”: Supreme Court Of Canada Recognizes The Duty Of Honest Contractual Performance was cited in a...
Feb 24, 2016

Videos

The Duty of Honest Contractual Performance with Marco P. Falco - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Marco P. Falco discusses the duty of honest contractual performance.
Feb 6, 2015

Honesty in Employment Contracts for HR Professionals with Marco P. Falco – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Marco P. Falco discusses the duty of honest contractual performance for HR professionals as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Feb 24, 2015

Events

Adjudicative Tribunal Primer

Join Marco P. Falco on Tuesday, December 4 at 12:30 p.m. at the Ontario Bar Association’s Adjudicative Tribunal Primer, where he will be discuss...
Dec 4, 2018: 12:30

The Canadian Bar Association’s Charity Law Symposium

Linda Godel and Marco P. Falco will be speaking at the upcoming annual CBA Charity Law Symposium on May 12, 2017.
May 12, 2017: 08:00 - 18:00