Jeremy M. Syrtash
Jeremy joined Sommers Roth & Elmaleh as an articling student in 2013 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours (Magna Cum Laude) from Yeshiva University in New York City in 2010 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa in 2013. Following his call to the bar in 2014, Jeremy served as Co-Counsel on various medical malpractice trials, many of which were a result of paediatric or obstetrical negligence.
As a civil litigator who specializes in medical malpractice and personal injury law, Jeremy understands the needs and concerns of his clients in order to help them navigate their complex situations. The skills he developed as a PSW (Personal Support Worker) have enabled him to serve as a strong advocate for individuals with disabilities.
Jeremy is a passionate civil litigator who has successfully appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. Jeremy is also a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) and The Advocates Society (TAS).
Jeremy has lectured extensively on various topics related to health and medical negligence law to other members of the legal community, physicians, nurses and hospital staff. He is also a frequent contributor to the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Malpractice Newsletter, which provides summaries and commentary on newly released Canadian medical negligence cases.
Outside of the office, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid Leafs, Raptors and Blue Jays fan.