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The Hon. Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz

Regional Senior Justice

Current Position

Superior Court of Justice
Court House
361 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1T3

Tel: 416-327-5094
Fax: 416-327-9931

Class: XXI (2010)Circuit: International


University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, LL.B. (1975-78)
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, B.A. (1972-75)

Professional Career

Regional Senior Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (2013 - to present)
Team Leader of the Commercial List, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (2011-13)
Partner (2000-05); Counsel (1999), Goodmans LLP, Toronto, Ontario
Partner (1986-99); Associate (1980-86), Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Toronto, Ontario (f/k/a Borden & Elliot)


American Bankruptcy Institute (2006-)
International Insolvency Institute (2001-)
Insol International (1988-)


Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law of Canada Houlden, Morawetz & Sarra, Thomson Carswell 1996- Co-author and editor
Houlden & Morawetz Online Newsletter Thomson Carswell 1996- Editor
Canadian Bankruptcy Reports Thomson Carswell 1996- Principal editor


The Insolvency Institute of Canada, Fellow (2005)
Canadien Lawyer Magazine, "Top 25 Most Influential in the Justice System and Legal Profession in Canada" (2011)
Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal (Emory University School of Law), Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement (2012)