Lena Vartanian

Associate Lawyer


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A Focus on Civil Litigation & Insurance Defence

Direct: 416.860.2544
Fax: 416.860.0003
Bar Admission: 2013
Location: Toronto


Lena practices insurance defence in the areas of commercial property and casualty, commercial host liability, personal injury including complex catastrophic claims, occupiers’ liability, motor vehicle accidents, general insurance matters, employment matters, and general civil litigation. She has also defended insurance brokers, financial advisors and home inspectors.

Lena has experience with complex subrogated actions within the oil, gas, and energy industries and has worked in the defence of the various professionals and related trades in the construction sector. Lena has also represented property managers and commercial property owners in actions commenced by tenants and third parties.

Lena has conducted trials and argued motions in the Superior Court of Ontario on behalf of various insurers in coverage litigation and also has experience with claims related to construction deficiencies involving home warranty insurers and municipalities, including issues related to the ingress of water and waste and structural deficiencies. She has also conducted hearings before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario on behalf of non-profit housing providers and municipalities, and also in the areas of discrimination in housing, harassment and wrongful termination.

Prior to joining McCague Borlack LLP, Lena practiced at a national insurance defence boutique firm.