Michael Fleischmann

Associate

65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8

+1.902.629.4569

+1.902.566.5283

mfleischmann@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Ontario, 2009; Prince Edward Island, 2018

Legal Assistant(s): Jamie-Lynn Sanderson

From individuals, community groups and owner operated businesses, to franchises and financial institutions, Michael has:

  • Obtained a declaration for statutory rescission on behalf of a franchisee from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and successfully resisted the franchisor’s appeal to the Ontario Court of Appeal;
  • Routinely conducted examinations under oath on behalf of insurers where fraudulent claims were suspected;
  • Advocated for community groups and individuals at municipal deputations, stakeholder meetings and as counsel at a judicial review before the Ontario Divisional Court;
  • Prosecuted and defended contractual claims, particularly those with a bad faith or unjust enrichment component;
  • Advanced and defended professional negligence claims in a wide variety of contexts.

Education & Career

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 2008
University of Guelph, B.Sc. (Environmental Economics and Policy), 2005
London School of Economics, General Course, 2004

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Vice president, Hike Canada, 2015 – 2017
Board member and trustee, Hike Ontario, 2015 – 2017
Guest lecturer, Environmental Law, University of Guelph, 2012 – 2016
Founding director, Arctic Athabaskian Council Education Foundation, 2007 – 2012
Editor, Osgoode Hall Law Journal
Judge, Undergraduate Mock Trials

Accolades

Koskie Minsky Award for highest standing in Insurance Law

Presentations

Speaker, Examinations Under Oath, Ontario Bar Association Conference