Brian Moher

Senior Associate
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Brian joined the firm in 2022.  He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005 and has devoted his career to complex litigation.  He has acted as Trial and Appellate counsel with experience at Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as being appointed Pro Hac Vice counsel in the United States. 

Brian spent the first decade of his career as a health law defence lawyer in both civil and professional regulatory proceedings.  In 2015, Brian started working as plaintiff’s counsel in medical negligence actions.  Brian has practised as plaintiff class actions counsel since 2005.  He acted as trial counsel in medical device class actions, including St. Jude Medical v Andersen and Taylor v Canada.

Brian has spent his career steeped in complex and challenging litigation.  His experience includes:

  • Civil litigation, appeals, and judicial reviews
  • Class Actions
  • Professional Discipline proceedings & appeals
  • ​Charter of Rights & Freedoms applications
  • All administrative proceedings relating to professionals
  • Hospital Board hearings, investigations, and related institutional proceedings
  • Coroner's Inquests
  • Contempt of Court litigation (prosecution & defence)

Brian is dedicated to his community and, in particular, patient-safety initiatives.  He has co-authored publications and book chapters on Clinical Engineering and Patient Safety.  His most recent academic work is focused on medical devices and how to promote optimal patient outcomes in existing and emerging regulatory frameworks worldwide.  Brian is also Vice President to the Canadian Psoriasis Network and Legal Director to the Children’s Health and Human Rights Partnership.


2001 – 2004: Faculty of Law – University of Western Ontario LL.B. Graduate with Distinction

  • Graduate with Distinction (Class of 2004)
  • Law Society of Upper Canada Award (Awarded to the Top 15 Students over 3 Years)
  • Dean’s List Student (Top 10% of Students, 2nd and 3rd Year)
  • Honourable Mayer Lerner Q.C. Award relating to Civil Litigation (received in 3rd Year)
  • Mr. Justice C.D. Stewart Trophy (Appellate Advocacy Award, 2nd Year)
  • Meyer and Sarah Solomon Scholarship (Entrance Scholarship, 1st Year) Hons.B.A. High Distinction

1997 – 2001: Trinity College – University of Toronto                  

  • Major in Philosophy and Double Minor in Anthropology and Sociology

Professional Involvement.

  • Medico Legal Society of Toronto
  • National Self-Represented Litigants Project - SRL Course Instructor
  • Canadian Psoriasis Network - Vice-President, Acting-President
  • Clinical Engineering & Patient Safety - Author and Presenter (various)
  • Children’s Health & Human Rights Partnership - Legal Director
  • Certified by the Mental Health Commission of Canada in Mental Health First Aid (2018)

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