Michael Fenrick has a broad civil litigation practice. He works with clients to help them solve complex problems in areas as diverse as constitutional law, corporate commercial litigation, class actions, professional discipline, and labour and employment law. Michael has a particular interest and expertise in public law issues. He regularly acts in matters before administrative tribunals and at all levels of court in Ontario, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
In addition to his busy practice, Michael is very involved with the Ontario Bar Association. He is an Executive Member of both the constitutional and administrative law practice groups. Michael was also recently appointed adjunct faculty by the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. He will be teaching constitutional law to graduate students in the Global Professional LL.M. program.
Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Michael was Law Clerk to the Honourable Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada. In this role, Michael assisted Justice Rothstein with a number of leading cases in varied fields of law. While at Dalhousie Law School, he received the University Medal in Law, in addition to numerous other academic and advocacy prizes.
- Dalhousie Law School, LL.B., 2008
- University of British Columbia, M.A., 2005
- University of King’s College, B.A., 2003
- Ontario Bar Association, Executive Member of the Administrative Law Section
- Ontario Bar Association, Executive Member of the Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Section
- The Advocates’ Society
- Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
- The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History