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MITCHELL FOURNIE Associate

Direct: 416.217.0887
Fax: 416.217.0220
Email: MFournie@cmblaw.ca
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Mitchell has a broad civil litigation practice with a focus on corporate and commercial disputes. He has experience with cases involving breach of contract, shareholders disputes, professional liability, wrongful dismissal, fraud, and investment loss claims. He regularly represents shareholders, officers, and directors of companies, as well as other corporate stakeholders. Mitchell also has experience representing individuals facing investigations and proceedings before securities and other regulators.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Mitchell articled at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, where he clerked for the judges of the civil, class actions, and commercial list, as well as the family and criminal courts.

Mitchell graduated from the Faculty of Law at Windsor, finishing in the top 5% of his class and receiving several academic awards, including in the areas of contracts and immigration law. He regularly volunteers as a pro bono duty counsel to unrepresented litigants at the Superior Court of Justice.

Prior to law school, Mitchell completed a graduate degree at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Co-Author with Justice Todd A. Archibald and Roger Campbell, "Discovery as a Forum for Persuasive Advocacy: Art and Science of Persuasion - Chapter IX" Annual Review of Civil Litigation, Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 2019, reproduced by permission of Thomson Reuters Canada Limited.

Author, "Brophy v. Harrison: A Reminder of the Costs Consequences for Taking a ‘Hard-ball’ Approach to Litigation", August 20, 2019

Co-Author with Todd A. Archibald, Connie Reeve, and Geetha Philipupillai, "A review of key 2017 employment cases" published as part of Civil Appeals: the Year in Review, Law Society of Upper Canada Continuing Professional Development, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.

Contact

Direct: 416.217.0887
Fax: 416.217.0220
Email: MFournie@cmblaw.ca
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Education

Called to the Bar – 2018

J.D., University of Windsor - 2017

M.A., Memorial University of Newfoundland - 2014

B.A., University of Guelph - 2010

Associations

Member of the Advocates’ Society