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Lawyers - Kyle J. Peterson, Associate

Lawyers - Kyle J. Peterson, Associate

Kyle J. Peterson*

Excellence in Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Securities Law, Insurance Litigation, Employment Law, and Shareholder Disputes

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Kyle's commercial litigation and advocacy practice offers particular expertise in securities, insurance, construction and employment disputes. A fierce advocate for clients, Kyle has a proven ability to approach client issues in a strategic manner, always balancing their business and commercial interests with their legal rights. Kyle's clients benefit from his experience in business and politics, and appreciate his common sense and results-driven style.


  • Appears before all levels of Court and Administrative Tribunals.
  • Acts for all market participants interacting with the OSC, IIROC and the MFDA, including Exempt Market and Private Capital Dealers.
  • Acts for both insured and insurers in insurance coverage disputes, including Financial Institution Bonds and Professional Liability policies.
  • Acts for both plaintiffs and defendants in professional negligence/misconduct claims.
  • Acts for financial services professionals and their firms in matters involving negligence and/or misconduct.
  • Acts for Administrative Services Providers, employers and long-term disability insurers in denial of benefits claims.
  • Acts for contractors and construction companies in construction disputes.
  • Acts for shareholders in corporate disputes.
  • Acts for landowners in property disputes.
  • Acts for both employers and employees in employment law disputes.
  • Acts for lenders and other parties in insolvency and restructuring matters
  • Served as Director of Corporate Projects at Magna International Inc., where he advised on a broad range of both business and legal matters.
  • Active politically for two decades, he has advised clients on their ongoing relationship with all levels of government, and further advises clients on compliance of their government relations activities.

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
    • Corporate Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Fraud, Misrepresentations, Deceit
  • Injunctions
  • Inquests
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Libel & Slander Litigation
  • Mass Torts
  • Partnership Litigation
  • Professional Discipline Law
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Professional Regulation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Tribunal Hearings
  • Wrongful Dismissal

Education and Experience


  • M.B.A., Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto, 2014
  • J.D., Dalhousie University, 2004
  • M.A., University of Toronto, 1999
  • B.A., The University of Western Ontario, 1994

Legal Career

  • Partner, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2013 - present
  • Associate, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2011-2012
  • Associate, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 2009-2011
  • Director - Corporate Projects, Magna International Inc., 2007-2009
  • Associate, Affleck Greene Orr LLP, 2005-2007
  • Called to the Bar, Ontario, 2005
  • Articles, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, 2004-2005

Professional Activities And Associations

  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations
  • Member of the Advocates’ Society


Community Involvement

  • Director, United Way of York Region
  • Director, Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team

* Presently on leave of absence from the Firm.
Kyle Peterson was elected as a Member of the House of Commons of the Canadian Parliament in the 2015 Canadian Federal Election.


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