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MATTHEW SAMMON is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Recognized as a leading and formidable trial counsel, Matthew has extensive litigation experience across a broad range of areas, including complex corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability and medical malpractice, and employment cases.  He regularly conducts trials, regulatory hearings, and arbitral proceedings.

His roster of clients have included large and mid-sized corporations across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, banking, telecommunications, retail, health care, manufacturing, hospitality, and oil and gas.  He also acts regularly for executives and other individuals in civil and regulatory disputes.

Matthew provides employment advice to a number of industries, and has extensive litigation experience in employment disputes, including wrongful dismissal, the enforcement of restrictive covenants, unfair competition, and the misappropriation of trade secrets.   He has developed broad practical and legal experience in digital forensic investigations, including in Anton Piller injunctions and proceedings involving internet defamation and identity theft.

Matthew also has deep experience in professional regulation and medical malpractice litigation, appearing regularly as lead counsel in complex medical litigation and regulatory proceedings.

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2002)
Education:
University of Toronto (2001) JD (Honours Standing)
University of Toronto (1998) MA
Carleton University (1997) BA (Highest Honours)