An associate in the Toronto office, Stephen regularly acts as coverage counsel for international and domestic insurers, offering his clients legal advice on all manner of insurance matters.
In his practice focused on insurance coverage, Stephen provides insurers with advice on
a diverse range of policies, including commercial general liability, professional errors and omissions, property, directors’ and officers’ liability and cyber-risk policies.
With considerable experience representing large national and international insurers, Stephen defends a multitude of tort claims, including personal injury, conservation authority, occupiers’ liability, professional negligence, commercial building, condominium and construction claims. Called to the Bar in 2017, he has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Licence Appeal Tribunal and acted successfully in Small Claims Court trials and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal hearings.
A University of Kansas graduate with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in journalism, Stephen earned his Juris Doctor from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School. He joined Clyde & Co in 2023, after working at a full-service law firm in downtown Toronto in insurance coverage and litigation.
Outside of the office, Stephen is a sports enthusiast who enjoys golfing and regularly attending tennis and golf tournaments worldwide.
Ontario Bar, 2017
Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2016
Master of Journalism, University of Kansas, 2013
Bachelor of Journalism University of Kansas, 2011
Ontario Bar Association Branch, Canadian Bar Association
Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers
Insurance & Reinsurance
Data Protection & Privacy