Harvey T. Strosberg
Hearing Ex officio Bencher / Former Treasurer Lawyer
Harvey T. Strosberg QC, is a senior partner at Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP. He practices almost exclusively in the areas of class actions and commercial litigation. Harvey has vast trial and appellate experience in the areas of class actions, negligence, personal injury, commercial law, product liability and insurance law. Harvey has appeared as counsel in more than 30 class action certification motions. Harvey is one of the pioneers of class actions in Canada. From time to time, he is affectionately referred to as the “King of Torts”. Harvey was called to the Ontario bar in 1971 and became a Queen’s Counsel in 1982. Harvey is the Editor of the Canadian Class Action Review. From 1997 to 1999, Harvey served as the 55th Treasurer (President) of the Law Society. In 1987, Harvey was first elected as a Bencher of the Law Society by his colleagues, a position he continues to hold until today. In October 2002, Harvey was awarded an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) by the Law Society; in June 2003, an Honourary Doctor of Common Law (DCL) by the University of Windsor; and in October 2004, an Honourary LLD by Assumption University. Harvey received the Law Society Medal in 2010 and the Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation in 2011.