Stuart M. Woody

Associate
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P: 416-593-3982
F: 416-594-3599
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2014
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2013
  • B.A., (Honours), Queen’s University, 2010
Stuart Woody
 Overview

Stuart is a bright and energetic young litigator with a passion for strategic advocacy. From multi-million dollar class actions to Small Claims Court matters, Stuart takes pride in achieving the best possible result for each and every client in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Stuart handles commercial general liability, professional liability and property insurance matters. In addition to his own emerging practice, Stuart is a trusted resource for senior members of the firm with need for a talented and capable junior lawyer. Stuart combines his keen attention to detail with a focus on the “big picture” in order to deliver outstanding results for his clients.

Stuart’s practice has a special focus on fidelity insurance and fraud recovery work. Stuart is a regular contributor to Blaneys’ Fidelity Blog.

 Education
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2013
  • B.A., (Honours), Queen’s University, 2010
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2014
 Assistant  Experience
  • Investigated several complex multi-million dollar frauds, resulting in successful asset-freezing orders and, ultimately, substantial recoveries for insureds and subrogating insurers

  • Significant coverage litigation experience, including novel fidelity bond claims which have been the subject of little to no judicial consideration in Canada

  • Extensive motion experience, including a successful motion for summary judgment dismissing a non-insured's claim under a fidelity bond

  • Prepared examinations-in-chief and cross-examinations in a document-intensive commercial contract dispute scheduled for a seven-week trial, resulting in a favourable settlement at the pre-trial conference

Recognition

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Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Canada Defence Lawyers
  • American Bar Association – Fidelity & Surety Law Committee (Member, International Section)
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