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Jamieson Halfnight, Partner

 

A.B.,Princeton University, magna cum laude
LL.B., University of Toronto, Dean’s Key
LL.M., University of London, England
Called to the Ontario Bar in 1977
Called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1989
Called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1993

 

jhalfnight@halfnightlaw.com

 


Jamie Halfnight is the managing partner of the firm. His practice consists exclusively of insurance litigation and coverage advice for specialty claims under fidelity, directors’ and officers’, professional liability, CGL and property policies. He frequently represents clients in complex coverage litigation as well as subrogation and recovery matters.


Jamie regularly appears at all levels of trial and appellate Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. His practice is centered in Ontario, but he has been called to the Bars of other provinces for various cases.

 

Jamie is a former Director of The Advocates’ Society, chairing its Insurance Committee, and Contributing Editor of the Federated Press Insurance Law Journal.  Jamie has taught at the Bar Admission Course in civil litigation and has lectured and published on insurance and litigation subjects on numerous occasions.

 

In 2016, Jamie is the Co-Chair of the International Fidelity Law Division, ABA TIPS FSLC and a Contributing Editor and member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Institute Insurance Law & Litigation Journal.  He is also a member of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, International Association of Arson Investigators, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and Canadian Defence Lawyers.



Recognitions:

Best Lawyers in Canada - Insurance Law  (2006-2016) and Product Liability Law (2008-2016)

     

Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (1997-2016) - Current Practice Area Ranking - Most Frequently Recommended in Litigation - Commercial Insurance

     

Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers (2014,   2015)

       

Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance  (2010-2016)