Jonathon completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto after which, in 1994, he graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law. In 1996, he was called to the Ontario Bar after completing his articles at an insurance litigation firm. Since that time, Jonathon has practiced in the area of civil and insurance litigation for over 15 years representing primarily defendants with Malach & Fidler and since 2011, with Raphael Barristers.
Jonathon’s practice is focused primarily on Accident Benefit defense litigation, tort defense litigation and first party property claims (including fraudulent and contentious claims, product liability claims and subrogation claims). Jonathon acts on behalf of various insurers in Loss Transfer and Priority disputes and has appeared at all levels and in multiple jurisdictions of the Ontario court system, as well as before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
A member of the Ontario Bar Association, Insurance Law Section, Jonathon also belongs to Canadian Defense Lawyers, the York Region Law Association and the Defense Research Institute. In addition, he lectures at seminars for various insurers and industry associations and is working on publishing a text on Insurance Law.