Tobin Horton is a Partner who practices civil litigation, and has had several successful appearances in both Superior and Divisional Court in Ontario. Although he has won a number of summary judgment and dismissal motions, Mr. Horton recognizes that cases are won both inside and outside of the courtroom so he employs situationally appropriate techniques to maximize his clients’ strengths, while minimizing their risks.
Mr. Horton graduated from the University of Ottawa Law School in 2009 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2010. Following his call to the bar, he has worked exclusively in an insurance defence litigation capacity. His personal injury practice focuses on defending claims involving motor vehicle accidents, municipal liability, tavern liability, social host liability, sports and recreation liability, occupiers’ liability, product liability and professional negligence. He also manages property damage practice, which deals with issues of negligent design, environmental remediation claims, cargo and shipping losses, water loss, fire loss and construction defects. Tobin prides himself on his ability to design practical strategies that result in quick and effective resolution for his clients.
Tobin does work for both domestic and international insurers and ensures that his approach best suits the needs of the claim and the demands of both the client and the insured. He has the necessary skill and experience to handle the largest and most complicated claims down to the simplest and most modest disputes. He has the flexibility to adapt to various approaches and requirements for any type of litigation work.
In his spare time, Tobin officiates football in the CFL as a side judge (#78) and is a passionate fan of the Virginia Tech Hokies.