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Tom* Curry’s charm is infectious. So much so that everyone admires him, including judges, clients and even opposing counsel. While charm alone doesn't solve problems, Tom’s professionalism, balanced with his insightful and well-crafted arguments and superb cross-examination skills, mean he is an advocate's§ model to learn from. Tom acts for clients in hotly-contested matters in a diverse range of practice areas, and he is recognized globally for his dispute resolution expertise. Tom’s representation of clients in many high-profile trials solidifies his reputation as a leading trial and appellate advocate . From strategizing to examining witnesses, Tom is the specialist civil litigator to watch and learn from. .


Tom Curry

is senior counsel at Lenczner Slaght.

"He is a gracious, brilliant, wise and very hardworking lawyer. He is a deep thinker and is very focused on achieving his clients’ goals. His client service is second to none." — Chambers Canada

Widely recognized as a leading trial and appellate counsel, Tom has a long record of success in high-profile litigation. He represents private and public sector clients in class actions, arbitrations, business disputes, administrative proceedings and judicial reviews, professional liability matters and intellectual property cases at both the trial and appellate levels. He appears before all levels of court and tribunals in Ontario, and maintains a busy and successful appellate practice. Tom regularly appears before the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and has appeared in other provincial appellate courts, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Tom is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and is certified as a specialist in civil litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is a regular speaker on a wide variety of subjects relating to trial practice and substantive law.

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  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Chair of the Ontario Province Committee; Fellow

  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) - Honourary Member

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Nipissing University - Board of Governors (2012-2020)

  • Canadian General Counsel Awards - Advisory Board Member

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  • Law Society Medal (2019)

  • Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation (2022)

  • Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility (2018)

  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Defence Counsel Honouree (2022)

  • The Advocates' Society Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Nipissing University (2021)

    Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters

  • Benchmark Canada (2012-2024)

    Litigation Star – Arbitration, Class Action, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Professional Liability

  • Benchmark Canada (2019)

    Ontario Litigator of the Year

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (2006-2024)

    Administrative & Public Law, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, Health Care Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Securities

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (2015)

    Toronto "Lawyer of the Year" in Health Care Law

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