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Michael Thorburn

P.416.964.5504  F.416.964.5895  E. mthorburn@cavalluzzo.com

Assistant: Carly Reyner416.964.1115 Ext. 2288

 

Michael's Practice Areas

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts, Simon Fraser University, 2014

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Accolades

  • Dean's Gold Key Award
  • Wendy Babcock Social Justice Award
  • F.W. Minkler Prize
  • Osgoode Hall Law Journal Prize

Michael joined Cavalluzzo as an associate in 2018 after articling with the firm. He practices primarily in the areas of Labour Law, Human Rights, and Professional Regulation/Discipline.

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. During his time at Osgoode Hall he received several awards recognizing academic distinction and significant contributions to the law school, including the Dean's Gold Key Award, the Wendy Babcock Social Justice Award, the F.W. Minkler Prize, and the Osgoode Hall Law Journal Prize. Throughout law school Michael was a member of Osgoode Hall Law Journal, being elected Managing Editor in his final year, and  a research assistant in the areas of labour and employment law. In addition, Michael completed an internship in India working on policy issues to address child labour practices.

Throughout his studies Michael volunteered and he continues to volunteer as a community organizer with the Citizen Empowerment Project—a not-for-profit that creates campaigns and public education initiatives to encourage youth from underrepresented communities to engage with national and community-based legal and policy issues.

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