“Client satisfaction is job number one. Full stop. After determining each of my client’s unique priorities and objectives, my team and I implement a value-driven approach that delivers successful results.”

Stefano Tesoro


Stefano practices in the area of insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on occupier’s liability, commercial liability, motor vehicle accident claims, statutory accident benefit claims and subrogation. Prior to joining Jones Kopp Litigation Partners LLP, Stefano worked at a prominent insurance defence firm and as in-house defence counsel with a multi-national insurer.

Stefano has successfully represented clients before the Ontario Small Claims Court, Ontario Court of Justice, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, as well as before various boards and tribunals.

Stefano received his Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. While completing law school, Stefano served as a legal researcher with Pro Bono Students Canada and successfully competed as a member of the Canadian Client Consultation Competition moot team. Prior to attending law school, Stefano received his Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Toronto and his Master of Science from the University of Edinburgh.

In his spare time, Stefano enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his golden retriever, Montecristo.


  • B.A. (Hon.) (with Distinction) – Ethics, Society & Law and History, University of Toronto, 2013.
  • M.Sc. – History, University of Edinburgh, 2015
  • J.D. – Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, 2018
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2019


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

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