Steve Rastin

Steve Rastin

B.A. (Hons), LL.B., J.D. | Managing Partner

"I am dedicated to helping the injured and the wronged. I’ll take the time to really listen to your concerns, and use my expertise to get you the best outcome possible."

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Steve is an award winning trial lawyer whose practice focuses on Civil Litigation where he has been providing cutting-edge legal services to clients for almost 30 years. Steve’s focus is on personal injury, employment law, and mass tort /class action. It is a point of pride for him that his clients are treated fairly, and he has shown his willingness to go the extra mile for his clients. He has argued cases before the Ontario Superior Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He’s also argued cases before many different tribunals including the Human Rights Tribunal, and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. His precedent setting decisions have benefited not only his own clients, but victims throughout the Province.

Steve regularly chairs and speaks at legal education conferences for the Ontario Lawyers Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and others. He has spoken at conferences throughout Ontario and across Canada.

Steve has been recognized by his Peers in the Lexpert Directory of Legal Experts, and is a past President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

Legal Associations

  • Member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • Member of the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations
  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Member of the Simcoe County Law Association
  • Member of the Advocates Society
  • Member of the York Region Law Association
  • Member of the American Association for Justice

Awards

  • Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation
  • 2018 & 2017 Lexpert Ranked, Consistently Recommended Lawyer (Peer Reviewed)
  • Recipient of the 2016 City of Barrie, Mayor’s Recognition Award
  • Recipient of the 2016 J.A. McLeish Award for Contributions to Advocacy, Access to Justice, and Legal Scholarship
  • Recipient of the 2015 SCDBE Trustees Tribute Award
  • 2015 Nominated by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers
  • 2014-2015 President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association