Andrew Punzo

Partner

Toronto
APunzo@blg.com
416.367.6005

Andrew's practice focuses on surety and construction law. He advises and represents sureties, owners, contractors and other companies across Canada on:

  • Bonding issues and bond claims;
  • Construction disputes and litigation;
  • Liens and lien litigation;
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts; and
  • Procurement and development issues

Andrew's surety experience includes bond claims of any size or complexity. He works with clients as their day-to-day advisor for all bonding issues. A large part of Andrew's surety practice also includes proactive risk mitigation planning, as well as pursuing rights of recovery.

Andrew also has a general construction law practice for issues arising between owners (both public and private), contractors and subcontractors. His construction practice includes litigation and all aspects of contract drafting and negotiation.

While representing clients involved in litigation, he regularly appears before various Ontario courts and has appeared before courts in other provinces.

Andrew also lends his expertise by sitting on the Surety Association of Canada, Ontario Regional Committee and instructing a Construction & Surety Law course at McMaster University for the Associateship of Canadian Surety Bonding program.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Member, Building Industry and Land Development Association
  • Member, Canadian Italian Advocates Organization
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Surety Association of Canada

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2013
  • JD, University of Toronto, 2012
  • BA (Hons.), York University, 2009