Matthew Umbrio is a civil litigator who represents institutional clients in a diverse range of matters. He maintains a broad civil litigation practice that focuses on insurance, including coverage disputes, cyber insurance, and professional liability. Matthew is a pragmatic advocate with experience representing clients at various stages of an action.
Prior to joining Miller Thomson, Matthew practiced at a litigation boutique specializing in insurance defence.
Matthew graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2019 with cumulative academic achievement in the top 8% of the Class of 2019. He received the Antonio Di Domenico ’05 Prize in recognition of his academic excellence and leadership in student life while at Osgoode.
Matthew was heavily involved in his law school community. He participated in the Osgoode Mediation Clinical Program, in which he mediated disputes at Small Claims Court and provided mediation and conflict coaching services in conjunction with St. Stephen’s Community House. He also served as the Vice-President, External for the Legal & Literary Society, Osgoode’s student government.
Professional achievements & leadership
- Dean’s Letter Recognizing Cumulative Overall Excellence for Academic Achievement in the top 8% of the Class of 2019, 2019
- The Antonio Di Domenico ’05 Prize, 2019
- The Christopher Robinson Memorial Prize, 2019
- The Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Prize, 2019
- Legal & Literary Society Award, 2019
- The Howard S. Black ’83, ’01 (LLM) Prize, 2018
- Author, “Court of Appeal Rules on Out-of-Province Application of Ontario’s Priority Regime”, The Lawyer’s Daily, September 17, 2020
- Author, “Ontario Courts Rule on Motions to Strike Jury Notices During COVID-19”, The Lawyer’s Daily, January 28, 2021
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2020
- J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2019
- iBBA (Spec. Hons.), Schulich School of Business, 2016