Pat Santini has been practicing law for more than 35 years, and specializes in Insurance law. He offers his expertise and vast knowledge as a past guest lecturer and seminar leader in insurance law and trial advocacy at the University of Ottawa. He has also served as an instructor for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Bar Admission Course for the Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility and Advocacy courses, and is a past president of the Risk Management Counsel of Canada.
In 2012 Pat received the Ontario Bar Association's Award for Excellence in Insurance Law and was admitted to the International Association of Defence Counsel. The previous year, Pat was admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers which recognizes the very best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. In addition, he is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation. Pat is recognized as a leading insurance litigator by L'Expert, and since 2006 he has been selected by his peers to be included in "The Best Lawyers in Canada". Pat also received the Award of Excellence from the Canadian Italian Advocates Organization (CIAO), in 1999.