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Wayne Morris Recognized in 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

August 26, 2019

Dutton Brock is pleased to announce that Partner Wayne Morris 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.

Wayne has been a member of the firm since 1979. He is recognized by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation; and is recognized annually by Lexpert in the field of commercial litigation, and by Who’s Who Legal, in the field of insurance and reinsurance.

Wayne’s practice includes the defence of a broad range of claims including: commercial general liability, personal injury, medical negligence, products liability including medical devices, historical sexual abuse matters, defamation, professional negligence, directors and officers liability and machinery endorsement claims. He has acted in the defence of class actions, including claims relating to products, medical devices, tainted food and claims under the Securities Act.

In addition, Wayne has been retained as an agent of the Federal Department of Justice to defend cases on behalf of various federal government departments including: the RCMP, CRA, Correctional Services, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Transport and Immigration.


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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S. Wayne Morris

Dutton Brock LLP

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Insurance Defence