The Honourable Michael A. Penny was appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in Toronto in November 2009.
The Honourable Mr. Justice Penny received a Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University in 1975 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto in 1982. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Justice Penny articled at Torys LLP and then served as a law clerk to the Ontario Court of Appeal. He was an associate and then a partner in the Torys Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice until 2009. His main area of practice was business litigation, including regulated industries such as energy, securities and pensions. Mr. Justice Penny served as a member of the executive of the Civil Litigation Section of the Ontario Bar Association as well as a member of the Board of Directors of The Advocates’ Society.