Award announcement

Paul Tushinski Recognized as Lawyer of the Year

August 26, 2019

Dutton Brock is pleased to announce that Partner Paul Tushinski has been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Personal Injury Litigation in Toronto, by the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada.   He has also been recognized for his work in Insurance Law. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Paul Tushinski, C.S., is a civil litigator who was called to the Bar over 30 years ago.  Paul served as Managing Partner of the firm from 2002 to 2018. He was admitted to the Ontario bar in 1985 after receiving his LL.B from the University of Windsor – Dean’s Honour List.  He has received special calls to the bars of Nova Scotia and Nunavut.  He has been certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario (C.S.) since 1995.  Paul has appeared at all levels of court and has argued cases on products liability, insurance coverage issues, class proceedings, hospital liability, access to information, and numerous jury and non-jury trials.  He has been included in the Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006 through to the present in the areas of Commercial Insurance Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability and named Lawyer of the Year 2020 by The Best Lawyers in Canada in Personal Injury Litigation.  He is listed in Lexpert as one of the Most Frequently Recommended leading practitioners in both Commercial Insurance Litigation and Personal Injury-Defence and Repeatedly Recommended in Products Liability. He is a Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America. He focuses exclusively on He is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations, the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association, the Advocates’ Society, the Medico-Legal Society and the University Club of Toronto.



Dutton Brock LLP

Dutton Brock LLP is a Toronto law firm specializing in insurance litigation and has been named one of Canada's Top Insurance Defence Law Boutiques by Canadian Lawyer Magazine and one of the most frequently recommended commercial insurance firms in Canada by Lexpert. A recent Canadian Lawyer review states, “Knowledge of the law, sensible lawyers, driven to achieve the right result, not just bill extra hours.”

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Paul Tushinski

Dutton Brock LLP

Law School

University of Windsor

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Area Of Practice

Insurance Defence