Hamilton based Law Firm, Mackesy Smye, has assembled a highly experienced and talented team of lawyers specialized in all areas of personal injury law in Ontario, such as slips & falls, motorcycle accidents and car accidents, to medical malpractice and police negligence, to name a few. Our lawyers go above and beyond to ensure a successful settlement for your personal injury case.

Read through each lawyer’s profile for more information on their respective experience and education – then either contact the lawyer you would be interested in working with, or choose the area of practice relevant to your case, and request your free, no-obligation legal consultation.

Partner
David F. Smye, Q.C., L.L.D. (Honoris Causa)
David Smye is a partner at Mackesy Smye LLP. Mr. Smye is recognized as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Canada.
Partner
Rocco A. Grilli, M.A., LL.B.
Rocco Grilli is a partner at Mackesy Smye LLP. His practice concentrates on personal injury litigation involving motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, defective products, faulty manufacturing, medical malpractice and other traumatic events resulting in injury.
Partner, Retired 2017
Neil R. Jones, B.Sc., L.L.B.
Retired 2017 - Neil Jones / partner at Mackesy Smye LLP. Since his call to the bar in 1978, Mr. Jones has conducted hundreds of trials before judges and juries in both civil and criminal cases.
Partner
Michael J. Winward, B.A., LL.B.
Michael Winward is a partner at Mackesy Smye LLP. Mr Winward has spent the entirety of his legal career practicing in civil litigation with a primary focus on personal injury law.
Partner
Gregory P. McKenna, B.Comm., LL.B.
Gregory P. McKenna is a partner at Mackesy, Smye, LLP whose practice focuses primarily on personal injury, with an emphasis on those who are injured in motor vehicle accidents.
Partner
Alan W. Gordon, B.A., B.C.L.
Alan W. Gordon is a partner with Mackesy Smye LLP. Mr. Gordon has extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of personal injury including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls and disability claims.
Partner
Ian A. Brisbin, B.A., LL.B.
Ian Brisbin is a Partner at Mackesy Smye LLP. Mr. Brisbin carries on a broadly based civil litigation practice with a strong emphasis on personal injury law.
Partner
James P. Cavanagh, B.Sc., LL.B.
James P. Cavanagh is a Partner with Mackesy Smye LLP. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Mr. Cavanagh practiced personal injury law on behalf of insurers.
Associate
Maxine N. Birdsell, B.A., LL.B.
Maxine Birdsell is an associate at Mackesy Smye. Ms. Birdsell divides her time between assisting the firm’s partners in their litigation practices and managing her own personal injury files.
Associate
Alana A. Crugnale, B.A., LL.B.
Alana A. Crugnale is an associate at Mackesy Smye LLP. Her practice concentrates on personal injury litigation resulting from motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls and products manufacturing.
Associate
Carlo Tittarelli, C.D., B.Comm., LL.B.
Carlo C. Tittarelli came to Mackesy Smye LLP after completing a military tour in Afghanistan and then law school.
Associate
Sabrina L. Seibel, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.
Sabrina L. Seibel is an associate at Mackesy Smye. Her practice concentrates on personal injury litigation resulting from motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and civil actions against the police.
Associate
Devan T. Schafer, B.A.(Hons), J.D.
Devan Schafer is an associate at Mackesy Smye. He maintains a general practice with a focus on civil litigation and personal injury litigation in particular.
Associate
Leigh McFadden, B.B.A. (Hons), J.D.
Ms. McFadden is an associate at Mackesy Smye. She maintains a general practice with a focus on civil litigation and personal injury litigation in particular.