About Stephen Cavanagh


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Stephen Cavanagh is a partner in Cavanagh LLP, an Ottawa-based civil litigation boutique law firm. He has been practising law for over 30 years, principally in the fields of professional liability, tort and insurance law. Since 1993, he has been certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Steve has also been recognized by LEXPERT as a Leading Practitioner in the field of “Litigation—Commercial Insurance” and has been included among the Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006.

In 2014, he was chosen by Best Lawyers as Ottawa’s “Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance Law.

Steve is also a member of the Ontario Civil Rules Committee.

1 Response to About Stephen Cavanagh

  1. Jordan says:


    Has a Statutory Third Party ever been noted in default for failing to serve a Statement of Defence? If so, what were the ramifications of it?

    Thank you

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