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Tom A. Posyniak, Associate

Tom A. Posyniak

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2014
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Tom is a lawyer in Fasken’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution group in the firm’s Vancouver office.

Tom has a general litigation practice with a focus on appeals, judicial reviews, and complex commercial matters. 

Tom has appeared as counsel at all levels of court in British Columbia, including as counsel at the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and has prepared written submissions for the Supreme Court of Canada. Tom has also acted for clients in domestic arbitral proceedings and before various administrative bodies in British Columbia.

Prior to joining Fasken, Tom clerked for the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. After clerking, Tom practiced at a national law firm and then a boutique law firm in Vancouver. 

Tom is on the executive of the Appellate Advocacy section of the Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch. Tom also serves as a referral counsel for Access Pro Bono’s new Court of Appeal Program.

Tom is a contributor to the Civil Appeal Handbook published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and the CanLII BC Civil Litigation Manual. 

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD University of Saskatchewan
  • BA University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia, Appellate Advocacy Section
  • Member at Large, Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia, Employment Law Section




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