Jack J. Fireman
(Counsel) B.A., LL.B., LL.M., Q.C, C.S.*
Jack Fireman was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1966. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1961, with a Bachelor of Arts, Osgoode Hall in 1964 with a Bachelor of Laws, and New York University in 1968 with a Masters in Laws. Mr. Fireman was also appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1979 and is certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
For over 30 years, Mr. Fireman represented the Insurance Industry as defense counsel, before switching to the Plaintiff side in May 2000. Mr. Fireman continues to be available to act as counsel for other firms.
In the annual survey conducted by Lexpert, Jack has been honoured as “Most Frequently Recommended” in the category of personal injury lawyers in the Toronto area for each of the 14 years the survey has been published.
Additionally, Mr. Fireman was ranked as “Consistently Recommended” in the area of commercial insurance litigation, and was “Repeatedly Recommended” in the area of products liability litigation. In 2007, Mr. Fireman was honoured by the National Post/Financial Post in their inaugural listing of the “Best Lawyers in Canada”, under the category of Personal Injury Lawyers.
He is a speaker and lecturer much in demand by many professional organizations.
Outside the office, Jack has been featured several times on TSN for his role as the founder and driving force behind the two-time world champion Toronto Gators, in the sport of fast pitch softball. The Gators remain the only Canadian team to have won the International Softball Congress’ World Championship in well over 60 years of competition.