Jamieson Halfnight is a partner in the commercial litigation and insurance defence practice groups at Lerners LLP. His practice consists exclusively of insurance litigation and coverage advice for specialty claims under fidelity, directors’ and officers’, professional liability, CGL and property policies. He frequently represents most major insurers in Canada, as well as Lloyd’s Underwriters, in complex coverage litigation, as well as subrogation and recovery matters.
Jamieson regularly appears at all levels of trial and appellate Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. His practice is centred in Ontario, but he has handled numerous cases in other provinces.
Jamieson is currently the co-chair of the International Fidelity Law Division, ABA TIPS FSLC, and contributing editor and member of the editorial board of the Canadian Institute Insurance Law & Litigation Journal.
Jamieson is a former director of the Advocates’ Society, having chaired its insurance committee. He has taught on the bar admission course in civil litigation, and has lectured and published on insurance and litigation subjects on numerous occasions.
For years Jamieson has been honoured with Lexpert's “Most Frequently Recommended” designation in commercial insurance and has been named in Canada's Leading 500 Lawyers (one of only 20 in commercial insurance and product liability) annual since the publication’s inception. He is also regularly listed in Best Lawyers and Lexpert/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers.