George R. Wray

George R. Wray  

Partner

Executive Summary

George Wray defends personal injury, property, professional and police negligence, and product liability actions on behalf of insurance companies, municipalities and corporate clients. His experience also includes advising clients on coverage issues and disputes, including officers' and directors' liability. George has advocated for his clients at administrative tribunals and at all levels of Ontario Courts, including the Court of Appeal.

Publications & Presentations

  • Panelist and Speaker, “Testify Without Fear,” Advocates’ Society, May 2013.
  • Author, “Professionalism and the Law – A Civility Movement? A comments on Law Society of Upper Canada v. Joseph Peter Paul Groia,” American Bar Association Trial Techniques Committee Newsletter, Summer 2013.
  • Author/Speaker, "Top 10 Accident Benefits Cases of 2009-2010," 6th Annual Personal Injury Law and Practice Update, Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development Program, September 2010 (with Tamara Tomomitsu).

Rankings & Recognitions

​While obtaining his LLB at Queen's University in 2005, George received the following accolades:

  • Mildred K. Walters Academic Award;
  • Reuben Wells Leonard Prize in Aboriginal Law;
  • R.W. Leonard Prize in Immigration and Refugee Law;
  • Fraser Milner Casgrain Award for paper entitled, "Liberals on Speed: Immigration, Culture and Cosmopolitanism";
  • J.S.D. Tory Writing Award for paper entitled, "The Demands of Equality and the Value of Self-Determination: A Normative Argument for Aboriginal Self-Government";
  • George M. Hood (SC'43) Award;
  • Elwin and Beverly Derbyshire Academic Achievement Award;
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell Award in Constitutional Law and Human Rights;
  • Sabbath Prize in Comparative Constitutional Law; and
  • Chief Justice McRuer Essay Prize for paper entitled, "Liberal Rights and Human Capabilities: Constitutionalizing a Minimum Level of Well-Being under Section 7 of the Charter").

In addition to these recognitions, George was also awarded a Queen's Graduate Student Award during his 2001 master of philosophy program at Queen's University as well as a Graduate Fellowship and UTAPS Grant during his 2007 master of laws program at the University of Toronto.