Meet Mitchell C. BrownAppeals Lawyer
"The most valuable thing we can offer clients is sincerity. By being as diligent in listening as we are in speaking, we can better guide you through the difficult problems you face that are always about more than just the law."
Mitch is an associate in our Appeals, Health Law and Commercial Litigation Groups. His practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in a wide range of areas including medical negligence, professional regulation, workplace and human rights law, and commercial disputes.
- Associate Lawyer, Lerners LLP (2021)
- Associate Lawyer, Lenczner Slaght LLP (2019-2021)
- Articling Student, Lenczner Slaght LLP (2018-2019)
- Summer Student, Lenczner Slaght LLP (2017)
- SSHRC Graduate Researcher (McGill University) (2014-2015)
- Infantry Officer, Canadian Armed Forces (Gagetown, NB) (2011-2012)
- Mitch frequently acts as counsel for health care professionals, both in an advisory capacity as well as advocating on their behalf before their respective regulatory colleges, boards and tribunals, and the Courts.
- Libfeld v. Libfeld (2021 ONSC 4670): Counsel to applicants in a family partnership dispute involving a large residential real-estate development group in Toronto.
- City of Hamilton Judicial Inquiry: Counsel team to the City of Hamilton for the Judicial Inquiry into the Red Hill Valley Parkway.
- Bayer Inc. v Onsight Pharmacy Group Inc., et al: Counsel to defendant pharmacies in a dispute involving specialty ophthalmic pharmaceuticals.
- Confidential Commercial Arbitration: Counsel to respondents in a family partnership dispute concerning multiple high-value residential real-estate holdings in downtown Toronto.
- Confidential Sports Arbitration: Counsel to applicant (athlete) in a carding dispute with their National Sport Organization.
- The Advocates' Society
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Middlesex Law Association
- PEN Canada
- Guest Lecturer, “Law, Literature, and Narrative Lives”, Golden State University, March 22, 2022
- Guest Lecturer, “Human Rights in Tension”, King’s University College, November 9, 2021
- Guest Speaker, “Virtual Advocacy Tips and Strategy”, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, March 17, 2021
- Co-Author “Law Reform: Literature should not be overlooked by lawyers”, The Lawyers Daily, September 6, 2018.
- Author, “Human Rights and Postwar Internationalism in The Third Man”, Around 1945: Literature, Citizenship, Rights, Ed. Allan Hepburn, Queens UP (2016).
- Admitted to the Ontario Bar (2019)
- Juris Doctor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (2018)
- Masters of Arts, McGill University (2015)
- Honours Bachelors of Arts, Western University (2011)
Mitch spends most of his free time reading/writing, training, or planning tattoos.
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