October 29, 2010 by Canadian Underwriter
The Law Society of Upper Canada is recognizing Bruce Thomas, a founding partner of Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP, for practicing law for 50 years.
Thomas specializes in insurance law and will be granted a lifetime membership in the Law Society for practicing for 50 consecutive years.
“Bruce’s love for practicing law makes him as effective today as ever before,” said Chris Schnarr, a founding partner of Thomas Gold Pettingil. “After 50 years of practicing, Bruce’s passion for the law is stronger than ever. He has no intention of slowing down.”
Throughout his career, Thomas earned a well-respected reputation as a pre-eminent insurance lawyer with an active trial and appellate litigation practice, a Thomas Gold Pettingill release says.
A former managing partner at Cassels Brock LLP, Thomas founded Thomas Gold Pettingill with lawyers he had previously mentored. In addition to engaging in corporate and commercial related matters (with a particular focus on insurance), he aspires and leads the practice, devoting energy to the mentorship of the younger members of the firm, the release continues.