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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

Michael is a solutions-oriented litigator who acts for individuals and businesses involved in civil and commercial disputes.  If the matter must proceed to a court hearing, Michael draws on his experience from representing clients at all levels of court in Ontario and Prince Edward Island where he has successfully:

  • Obtained a declaration for statutory rescission on behalf of a franchisee.
  • Acted for both applicants and respondents in the context of family and corporate disputes involving certificates of pending litigation.
  • Obtained dismissal of a bad faith claim against an insurer.
  • Brought summary judgment motions in educational malpractice and breach of privacy claims.
  • Resisted an application for damages related to a term sheet for bridge financing.

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
Board member, Cat Action Team, 2019 – present
Member, Town of Stratford Sustainability Committee, 2019 – present
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, CIAA/CICMA Joint Conference, on the topic of marijuana legalization, June 2018

Speaker, Insurance Institute Lunch & Learn Seminar, on the topic of marijuana legalization, June 2018

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey annual Insurance Seminar in Halifax, “Atlantic Case Law Update”, May 2018

Speaker, Examinations Under Oath, Ontario Bar Association Conference

 
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