Lonny is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Health Law. His practice consists of providing opinions and advice with respect to health care legislation and policies, and representing clients in a wide range of civil and administrative proceedings.
Lonny regularly represents health professionals in complaint and discipline matters, investigations, audits and peer reviews, hospital privileges disputes, and in hearings before various health tribunals. Lonny advises clients on a wide variety of health law issues, including with respect to privacy, the delivery of private health care and other aspects of practice management. His clients include health care professionals, administrators of health care facilities, professional associations, and individuals.
By Order in Council, Lonny was recently appointed to the Consent and Capacity Board, an independent body created by the provincial government which conducts hearings regarding consent, capacity and mental health issues.
Lonny is a leader of the health law bar, having served as Chair of the Health Law Sections of both the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, on the governing council of the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (MLST), as a member of the Hospital for Sick Children’s Research Ethics Board. Lonny currently serves on the Executive of the CBA Health Law Section and as Program Committee Chair of the MLST. Lonny is a member of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association’s Advance Care Planning Task Group.
Lonny frequently writes and speaks on health law issues, including as a faculty member for Osgoode Professional Development’s Certificate Programs in Health Law and Mental Health Law.