Meet Our Lawyers
Andrew Lundy, Partner
Andrew has extensive experience and expertise in insurance and professional liability law as well as in disciplinary proceedings and has sat as counsel at the Discipline Committees for the Ontario Association of Architects and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists.
For the past 25 years, Andrew has represented dentists, architects, engineers and insurance brokers with a special concentration on defending dentists and architects in professional liability litigation. He has appeared before all courts in the Province of Ontario, both trial and appellate as well as various Administrative Tribunals.
In addition to his litigation practice, Andrew has experience in sports arbitrations and has represented the National Hockey League Players’ Association at salary arbitration hearings for the past 15 years.
Andrew has been selected by his peers to be included in the 2010-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Construction Law and Insurance Law.
Andrew has also been recognized by his peers in The Canadian Legal expert Directory as a leading practitioner in Construction Law.
Eric S. Baum, Partner
Eric joined Brunner and Lundy in August 2013, after practicing commercial litigation at a leading litigation boutique in Toronto.
Eric’s practice focuses primarily on insurance and professional liability defence on behalf of dentists and architects. Eric also has significant experience defending a range of other professionals, including lawyers and accountants.
Eric has appeared as counsel before the Small Claims Court, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.
• J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School(2009)
• M.A., Cultural Anthropology, Rice University (2006)
• B.A. (Hons.), Anthropology, McGill University (1999)
• Canadian Bar Association
• Ontario Bar Association
• Advocates’ Society
• Toronto Lawyers Association
Eni Eski, Partner
Eni joined Brunner and Lundy in February 2019 after having worked in house at a professional liability insurer. Prior to that, she maintained a broad commercial litigation and bankruptcy and insolvency practice at established firms in Toronto and Sydney, Australia.
Alex Michel, Lawyer
Alex joined Brunner and Lundy in February 2023 after practicing insurance defence litigation at a leading litigation boutique in Toronto.
Alex’s practice focuses primarily on insurance and professional liability defence on behalf of architects, engineers, BCIN designers and dentists. Alex has appeared as counsel before the Small Claims Court, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and several Ontario Tribunals. However, he also recognizes the economic realities of civil litigation and applies them in a pragmatic manner, where possible, to help his clients resolve their disputes through various alternative dispute resolution methods.
Alex also recognizes the importance of giving back to the community. He regularly volunteers with Pro Bono Ontario, providing free legal advice to low-income Ontarians through the Free Legal Hotline, where he also takes on pro bono clients.
In his free time, Alex enjoys cooking, cycling, and swimming.
Jesse Watts, Lawyer
Jesse joined Brunner and Lundy in June 2021, after completing his articles at a full service mid-sized firm specializing in insurance and professional liability defence. Jesse is now developing a practice in professional liability defence, defending dentists and architects.
Jesse is a graduate of Queen’s University, Faculty of Law.
Trevor Hume, Lawyer
Trevor joined Brunner and Lundy in May of 2023. He is developing a civil litigation practice focused on insurance defence for dentists and architects.
Prior to joining Brunner and Lundy, Trevor worked for an insurance defence boutique firm in Toronto.
Trevor is a graduate of Lakehead University, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.