Ken received his BA from York University in 1985. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1988. He joined Malach + Fidler following his call to the Ontario Bar in 1990. He is a partner at the firm.
Since 1990, Ken has practised exclusively in the field of civil litigation, specializing in property related claims, personal injury and insurance-related cases. Ken has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario. He has conducted trials in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and he has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Ken has represented clients in private mediations and arbitrations. He has also appeared before administrative tribunals including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and the Canada Pension Appeals Board and Review Tribunal.
Much of Ken’s practice has included representing insurers with respect to subrogation and defence of property related claims. He has acted for plaintiffs and defendants in claims involving construction and contractor negligence, fuel oil escape, water damage, fire damage and natural gas explosion claims.
Ken regularly provides advice to and acts for insurers in matters involving the duty to defend and issues of coverage relating to home, auto, farm, directors and officers and commercial general liability policies.
Ken has represented a variety of institutional defendants including grocery stores, construction companies, contractors, small business owners, farm co-operatives and charitable organizations with respect to personal injury, property damage and product liability claims.
Ken acts on behalf of individuals in personal injury cases resulting from motor vehicle accidents and slip and fall accidents. He has also represented victims of sexual abuse and assault .
Ken is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and the Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association.