McCarthy Tétrault Honours Tom Heintzman

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Toronto — On October 24th, 2019, news circulated at the firm of Tom’s passing. The below is a collection of tributes from his mentees, partners and friends across the firm.

McCarthy Tétrault is deeply saddened by the loss of Tom Heintzman, an enthusiastic partner, an architect of the firm and an icon in the legal community and the litigation bar. On October 24th, 2019, we lost a legend, but his impact on the firm is timeless. Tom was known for his eternal optimism, his positive energy, his boundless curiosity and strong work ethic. To know Tom was to invite an immediate explosion of interest, analysis and support. While his boundless energy and enthusiasm still reverberate through our Toronto office and the Toronto litigation bar, his impact on our firm and profession was profound and national.

On behalf of all of us at McCarthy Tétrault, we pay tribute to Tom by not only remembering him but living out his legacy and honouring him in our day-to-day lives. Tom reminds us to encourage and empower others and to make a difference, not only to our clients and the firm, but to society.

The firm extends our deepest condolences to his loving wife, Mary Jane, his family and friends.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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