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Francy Kussner

Partner

fkussner@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4188
Fax:   416.979.1234

Francy Kussner is a partner in the Litigation Group at Goodmans.  Her practice covers a wide range of areas, including real estate litigation, banking and insolvency litigation, contractual disputes, directors and officers liability insurance matters, professional negligence litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes and numerous other commercial matters.  Francy received her undergraduate degree from York University and her LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School.  Francy frequently appears before the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.  She has also appeared before the Federal Court of Canada and various tribunals, including the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Ontario Securities Commission.  Francy has extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution, including mediations and arbitrations.

Francy has published articles in the “Abstract Page” (April 2003) and the “Commercial Litigation Journal” (2004, Volume X, No. 3); has spoken at an Institute for Professional Development Inc. symposium on “Major Business Agreements – Practical Negotiating and Drafting Strategies” (December 2003) and has co-chaired a conference for the OBA on “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Mortgages (and were afraid to ask)” (March 2004).  She has also chaired conferences for The Law Society of Upper Canada on “Safeguarding Real Estate Transactions” (November 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015). Francy has also spoken on “Ethical and Professional Considerations for Counsel” at the Osgoode Short Course in Debtor-Creditor Litigation (May 2013 and 2014).

Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1987)
York University (B.A., 1984)
Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Advocates' Society

Year of Call

1989 Ontario