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Edward M. Hyer

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Edward M. Hyer

Ed practices mainly in the areas of civil litigation, insolvency, estate litigation and general litigation. He acts for a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from individuals to large institutions, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in many types of cases. Ed has extensive experience in all of our courts.

For over twenty years, Ed’s practice has included a special focus on automotive finance. He acts for financial institutions that lend to motor vehicle dealers or that provide financing to retail purchasers or lessees of motor vehicles, advising clients with respect to dealer insolvencies, the taking and enforcement of security interests in motor vehicle collateral, priority disputes, and a wide variety of other automotive finance issues. He has acted as counsel in a number of significant cases in the automotive finance area, and has spoken at continuing professional development programs on automotive and inventory finance and secured transactions.

Practice Areas

  • Automotive Finance
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Estate and Trust Litigation


  • University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons) (1979)
  • University of Toronto, LL.B. (1982)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1984