“As a lawyer in today’s market, one of the most important balances is to advance my clients’ interests while maintaining a civil and collegial attitude. I have found that this is the most effective formula for delivering exemplary results for my clients.”

Allison M. Gaw


Allison’s practice focuses primarily on insurance defence litigation which includes a diverse range of personal injury, subrogation, professional liability, occupiers’ liability and commercial host claims as well as coverage matters in CGL occurrence policies and motor vehicle policies.  Allison prides herself on working closely with her clients to ensure that she advances their goals.  

Allison has appeared before the Ontario Small Claims Court, the Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court and has assisted with hearings before the Ontario Court of Appeal. Throughout her career, Allison has been involved in volunteer activities including the Lawyer’s Show musical.  

Prior to joining Jones Kopp Litigation in March 2016, Allison had articled and practiced insurance defence litigation at another boutique firm in Toronto.


  • B. Comm (Hons), cum laude, University of Ottawa, 2009.
  • J.D., Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, 2012.
  • Called to the bar, 2013.


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association

We deliver results. Proportionate and appropriate file staffing plus creative thinking ensure practical, timely and cost effective litigation outcomes.


Allison Gaw

Corkett v. Ginn, 2021 ONSC 7434 (CanLII) In this personal injury case, the Plaintiff prepared a motion to strike the Defendant’s Jury Notice as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a stated effort [...]

Bahram Dehghan

Trilokie v Lasenby, 2015 ONSC 6376 In a complex case where the plaintiff seeks over $10.5 million from a motor vehicle accident, Bahram successfully argued a motion to compel the plaintiff to attend [...]

Renée A. Kopp

Recent Presentations and Workshops “How Close is Too Close? Avoiding Bias in Regulatory Decision-Making”, co-presented with Richard Steinecke and Erica Richler, Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. “Disciplinary Proceedings & [...]