Michael Binetti, Managing Partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, is an experienced litigator with a focus on competition law, corporate and commercial litigation, and administrative law. Michael represents clients targeted by the Competition Bureau and defends multinational corporations in Canadian class actions, often as part of larger multi-jurisdictional class actions. Michael also has a significant practice acting on insured and uninsured professional negligence matters involving lawyers and investment industry professionals, broker/dealer disputes, and regulatory investigations. He also advises and acts on fair business practices disputes, including advertising and marketing. Michael has substantial experience arguing both trials and appeals before all levels of court in Ontario and regulatory tribunals, including the Law Society, MFDA, OSC, CPA Canada, and FSCO.
Michael was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2006 after articling with Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP. He joined the firm as Associate in 2006 and was named Partner in 2013. Michael is Director of the Toronto Lawyers' Association and Director of the Canadian-Italian Business and Professional Association. He was the past Chair of the Marketing Practices Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Competition Law Section. Michael graduated with a JD from the French common law section of the University of Ottawa, Canada and was a visiting student at the University of Houston Law Center.