Michael Krygier-Baum

Michael Krygier-Baum

Associate
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
416-601-2708
Email:

Email:           krygier-baum@phmlaw.com   
Assistant:     Christina Caldeira 
Phone:          416-601-2009
Email:           Caldeira@phmlaw.com

Michael has a diverse civil litigation practice, including commercial litigation, municipal liability and planning, insurance defence, professional liability, labour and employment law, franchise disputes, construction matters, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, and mortgage remedies and collections.

He has appeared as counsel at various tribunals and at all levels of courts in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal.

Michael completed his JD at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 2012, achieving honours standing in his second year. Before studying law, he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Toronto, graduating with distinction.

While in law school, Michael volunteered as a caseworker at Downtown Legal Services and as a mock trial coach at Laws Acting Within Schools. He also played leadership roles as a U of T Law Peer Mentorship Program Executive chair and mentor and as an Executive Chair for Orientation Week at U of T Law.

Michael has authored legal articles, and has been a speaker at the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is currently an alumni mentor for a University of Toronto law student.

Areas of Practice

  • commercial litigation
  • municipal liability and planning
  • insurance defence litigation
  • professional liability matters
  • labour and employment law
  • mortgage remedies
  • debt collections
  • franchise disputes
  • construction law matters

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2013

Education

  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Toronto – B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biology - 2008

Classes/Seminars

  • U of T Law Peer Mentorship Program Executive , Chair, mentor
  • U of T Law, Executive Chair for Orientation Week