Salvatore’s practice has focused on motor vehicle, products liability and wrongful death cases, acting exclusively on behalf of injured people and their family members.
- Chosen by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® since 2016
- Lexpert® ranked law firm, based on extensive peer review process
- McLeish Orlando is Consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Boutique law firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine
About Salvatore Shaw
Salvatore is a partner at McLeish Orlando Lawyers LLP. He was called to the bar in the year 2000. For the last two decades, Salvatore has dedicated his practice exclusively to motor vehicle personal injury, product liability and wrongful death cases, acting only on behalf of injured people and their family members. Since 2016, Salvatore has been consistently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® in Canada publication for personal injury litigation. Salvatore has been helping people in need from a young age, as detailed in this Canadian lawyer article.
As a trauma lawyer, Salvatore handles complex, serious personal injury cases on behalf of accident victims and their families, in Ontario and throughout Canada.
Salvatore regularly appears as counsel before various levels of Ontario courts, the Licence Appeals Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and the CPP Review Tribunal.
He lectures and publishes extensively on trial advocacy and all matters related to actions for personal injury and wrongful death. He is a frequent speaker at various continuing legal education programs, including those of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Canadian Institute and the Advocates Society.
Salvatore is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Ontario Bar Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society. He is a former member of Council of The Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (2015 to 2018). Salvatore is also a former board member (2017) and current kayaking instructor at Abilities in Motion, a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages inclusive paddle sports for people with disabilities. Salvatore also volunteers with Canadian Adaptive Climbing Society (CACS), a group which provides adaptive rock climbing as a form of rehabilitation.
When not at work, Salvatore enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children.
University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, LLB. – 1998
University of Western OntarioBA. – 1994