Meet our Team

Our philosophy is simple – our clients come first & we work diligently to achieve the most favourable outcome

Our Philosophy

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The Law Comes First

Harry Steinmetz has dedicated his career to helping injured victims obtain justice. He has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.

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Honest Communication

We explain our retainer to our clients to ensure they fully understand what we are going to do on their behalf what our fees will be upon the successful conclusion of the claim.

3

Committed to Excellence

We will hire all relevant medical experts we need to successfully represent you, and we will finance all reports and records. These costs will be recovered from the insurance company upon conclusion the claim.

Harry Steinmetz

Harry Steinmetz

Lawyer & Managing Partner, B.A, LL.B, C.S.*

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Bio

Harry F. Steinmetz was admitted to the Law Society of Ontario in 1990. He graduated from Carleton University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, and the University of Victoria in 1988 with a Bachelor of Laws Degree. He is Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario which is a designation held by less than 2% of practising lawyers.

Mr. Steinmetz is a member of the Advocates Society, the Canadian Bar Association, the Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyer Association, and the Medico-Legal society.

He has authored a series of articles on topics related to insurance law and personal injury, and most recently published treatises on the subjects of punitive damages and the use of surveillance evidence during trial and the discovery phase of litigation. He has also participated as a guest instructor and lecturer at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Osgoode Hall, and the Law Society of Ontario.

Mr. Steinmetz’s current litigation practice is restricted to the area of plaintiffs’ personal injury law. He has extensive courtroom experience, conducting both jury and non-jury trials in the province of Ontario following his call to the Bar.

Mr. Steinmetz acted as trial counsel for the plaintiff in the leading case of Kusznierz v Economical Insurance which expanded the definition of catastrophically impaired accident victims to include individuals who sustained a combination of physical and psychological impairments. He has also been retained as counsel in numerous mediation and arbitration proceedings at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, ADR Chambers and the Licensing Appeals Tribunal. Mr. Steinmetz also acts as litigation counsel to other firms on a regular basis.

Mr. Steinmetz lives in Toronto with his spouse, children, and their three dogs. When not at work he enjoys activities with his family, including golf, tennis, travelling and cheering on the Toronto Raptors.

Michael Courneyea

Michael Courneyea

Lawyer

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Bio

Before attending law school, Michael received his Honours Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Criminology from the University of Toronto. He obtained his LL.B degree from the University of Windsor in 2008 and he was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2009.

Since 2014, Michael has practiced exclusively in the area of personal injury, and his current practice includes assisting injured persons with their motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice, product liability and disability claims.

Michael has successfully represented clients at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) and the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT).
Outside of work, Michael is a big Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Maple Leafs fan. He also enjoys attending rock concerts and playing softball.

Ahmed Mudathir

Ahmed Mudathir

Lawyer

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Bio

Ahmed graduated the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, among the top 10 percent of his class, with Great Distinction, as well as the University of Ottawa with an Honour’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology magna cum laude. While at Law School, Ahmed was an editor of the Saskatchewan Law Review and won The Honourable John Klebuc and Veronica Klebuc Access to Justice Scholarship for his academic work in the subject area. Prior to attending law school, Ahmed worked in Fort McKay in Northern Alberta, acting as a roughneck and connecting drill pipe on the floor of a core drilling oil rig.

Ahmed is an avid fan of the Toronto Raptors, enjoys working out, and has occasionally appeared in open mic nights at Toronto comedy clubs.

Tammy Cluett

Tammy Cluett

Sr. Law Clerk / Office Manager

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Bio

Tammy Cluett is a Personal Injury Law Clerk and Office Manager with Steinmetz & Associates. Tammy has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years, mainly in insurance defence and plaintiffs’ personal injury, and is certified by the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario. She began working with Harry Steinmetz as his legal assistant in 1997.

Tammy provides ongoing assistance to Harry Steinmetz and his team in all aspects of the litigation process, beginning with meeting new clients and following the file through to the end. She has experience with trials in Superior Court, and mediation and arbitration proceedings with FSCO and ADR Chambers. She has a comprehensive understanding of litigation procedures. Tammy is also responsible for the day to day management of the firm and is responsible for HR related matters, work allocation, accounts payable, billings, and systems management for the firm.

Tammy lives in Pickering with her husband and their two children. When not at work she loves spending time with family and travelling when the opportunity arises.

Jackie Calderon-Gonzalez

Jackie Calderon-Gonzalez

Paralegal

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Bio

Jackie Calderon-Gonzalez is a licensed paralegal specializing in accident benefits claims with extensive experience in catastrophic claims handling, dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration and appeals under the Licensing Appeal Tribunal. She has over twenty five years of insurance experience and received her training from the largest general insurers in Ontario. She has worked at the capacity of a senior Claims specialist, senior Litigation and arbitration specialist, dispute resolution specialist, claims manager and Consultant on behalf of the insurance industry.

Jackie is fluent in Spanish. She is an active member of OTLA, in addition to being a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

In her personal time she enjoys spending time with her three children and pursuing education.

Bobby Sidhu

Bobby Sidhu

Partner

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Bio

Gursharan “Bobby” Sidhu has been licensed as a paralegal with the Law Society since 2001 specializing in accident benefits claims. He regularly appears before the Licensing Appeals tribunal representing his clients with passion in all types of accident benefits disputes including Catastrophic injury claims.
Bobby is a proud member of the Canadian Sikh community and is politically active both in Canada and his native India supporting a host of worthwhile causes.
Bobby is a loving husband and proud father of both a son and daughter. In his spare time he enjoys travel, arts and culture, fine cuisine, history and politics. Bobby is always available for in home and hospital consultations.
Sonia Sidhu

Sonia Sidhu

Paralegal

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Kuhapavan Nenthirarajah

Kuhapavan Nenthirarajah

Paralegal

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Yann Grand-Clement

Yann Grand-Clement

Articling Student

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Bio

Yann attended Queen’s University Faculty of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor (JD). During his time at Queen’s, he served as a caseworker at the Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, working to increase access to legal services for those in the Kingston area. He also worked with Queen’s University’s graduate student union, organizing inter-faculty events, and contributed to several clubs within the Faculty of Law.

Prior to attending law school, Yann received a BA in political science from Concordia University, graduating with distinction.

During his free time, Yann enjoys jogging, especially if the jog leads him to a slice of cheesecake.

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