Lorne Sossin is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. His teaching interests span administrative law,
public administration, professional regulation, civil litigation, ethics and professionalism and legal process.
Professor Sossin holds doctorates in Law from Columbia University and in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
Prior to joining U. of T. in 2002, he was a faculty member at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and was an
Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School. He is also a former litigation lawyer and a former law clerk to the
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Professor Sossin is the author of over 50 articles and books.
Professor Sossin is a frequent advisor to government and has been commissioned to write papers for the
Gomery Inquiry, the Ipperwash Inquiry, the Panel on the Role of Government and the Expert Commission on Pensions,
in addition to the Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology.
A more detailed biography of Prof. Sossin
is available here.