Michael Buccioni is a partner at Laishley Reed LLP. His practice covers a wide range of commercial and civil litigation matters primarily within a business law context.

His areas of focus include:

  • employment-related issues for both employers and employees, with an emphasis on wrongful dismissal
  • shareholder disputes
  • general breach of contract issues, including unpaid commercial accounts, injunctive relief and Anton Piller orders
  • defamation issues
  • commercial tenancy issues
  • franchise issues
  • brokerage disputes

Before joining Laishley Reed LLP, Mr. Buccioni was a managing partner at a full-service law firm in Toronto. Prior to that, he ran the litigation department for a small boutique firm in downtown Toronto. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1992.

Representative Experience

  • Acts as counsel to a leading Ontario automobile dealership.
  • Acts as general and litigation counsel to a leading engineering firm.
  • Acts as general counsel to York Region Soccer Association.
  • Acts as general counsel to Autostrada Forum Magazine.
  • Acts as general counsel to Motorsport Agency.
  • Acted as litigation counsel to an international real estate development company.
  • Acted as litigation counsel for one of Ontario’s leading fast food and packaged food restaurants.
  • Acted for a start-up trade union and successfully prevented an international union from obtaining injunctive relief.
  • Served as litigation counsel for a multinational manufacturer of automotive and packaging materials.
  • Provided services for a national title insurance company.
  • Acted for commercial tenants in successfully obtaining injunctive relief against the Ontario Food Terminal.

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian-Italian Business Professionals Association


  • University of Western Ontario (LL.B., 1990
  • York University (Double Major, 1987)
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