Award announcement

Susan E. Gunter Recognized in 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

August 28, 2019

Dutton Brock is pleased to announce that Partner Susan Gunter has been recognized in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of 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.

Susan Gunter has been a partner at the Toronto Litigation firm of Dutton Brock LLP since 2000. She holds an LL.M in Civil Litigation from Osgoode Hall Law School. Her litigation practice focuses on insurance, professional and general liability and casualty claims in defence of domestic and international corporations and insurers. Susan is listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as Repeatedly Recommended for Personal Injury – Represents Defendants. Susan serves as the Chair of the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy Globalization Working Group, focusing on privacy law, law profession regulation and law-tech initiatives and was the DRI Canadian Regional Director from 2014-2017. Susan is Past President of the Canadian Defence Lawyers and current Director of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation. She is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and Association of Defense and Trial Attorneys. Susan is a past Director of the Advocates’ Society, Past Co-Chair of its Personal Injury Practice Group, past member of its Civil Trials Task Force and current certified TAS skills instructor. She has authored legal journal articles for the Annual Review of Civil Litigation, the Advocates’ Quarterly and For the Defense. Susan is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics, and the Toronto Civil Bench and Bar Committee. She is consulted frequently for legal and risk management education and speaks frequently on professionalism and ethics, lawyers’ professional regulation, litigation and privacy

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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Susan E. Gunter

Dutton Brock LLP

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

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Area Of Practice

Insurance Defence