Andrew is a Toronto lawyer practicing criminal and regulatory law, as well as select civil litigation. He conducts both trials and appeals and has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He has worked with the best lawyers in the country and brings this experience to bear for his own clients in every case.
After graduating from law school at the top of his class, Andrew clerked for Chief Justice McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada. Since his call to the bar, he has worked with some of Canada’s top criminal defence lawyers as an associate at Addario Law Group LLP, and with some of Canada’s top commercial litigators as an associate at Stikeman Elliott LLP. Throughout, he has tackled difficult legal problems in environments requiring the highest standards of excellence. Starting his own firm has enabled him to provide this same high quality representation at competitive rates.
The legal profession is more than just a job to Andrew. He is passionate about legal issues and is an active member of the Toronto community. He has acted for civil liberties organizations in their efforts to protect the constitutional rights of criminal defendants, including at the Supreme Court of Canada. He volunteers as duty counsel at the Ontario Superior Court and writes and lectures about criminal and constitutional issues. He has previously taught trial advocacy at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and was on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Ontario Bar Association. He also volunteers with the Teen Legal Helpline, where he provides legal advice to Toronto youth.
Andrew obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and his law degree from the University of British Columbia. He is fluently bilingual and can represent clients in English or French.