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M. Gordon Hearn

t: 416-203-9503
f: 416-203-9444
e: gord@fernandeshearn.com

155 University Ave. Suite 700
Toronto ON M5H 3B7

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Supply Chain Logistics
Cross-Border and Domestic Litigation

Year of Call
Ontario 1987

LL.B. University of Windsor, 1985
B.A. Western University, 1982



M. Gordon Hearn

Gordon represents international and domestic interests involved in the transportation, supply chain and distribution of goods in litigation, regulatory and contractual matters.

He advises shippers, receivers, carriers, logistics providers (3PL’s, supply chain and “fulfillment” providers, freight forwarders, load brokers, customs brokers and warehousemen) and their insurers on their legal interest and exposure in the international, cross-border and domestic carriage of goods by all modes of carriage.

Gordon provides advice and representation in the following areas:

  • Litigation: Cross-Border and Domestic Commercial Litigation, Cargo Claims, Insurance and Casualty Claims
  • Contracts:  Drafting and Negotiation
  • Insurance: Coverage and Related Issues
  • Regulatory Compliance: Operational and Licensing Issues
  • Sale of Goods (Domestic and International)
  • Multi-Modal (ocean, air, rail + road) and Inter-modal (rail + road) carriage

Gordon is a Past President of the Transportation Lawyers Association, an independent, international bar association whose members assist providers and commercial users of transportation and logistics services.

Gordon is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars throughout North America on the above matters. Gordon has authored numerous related papers and articles.

Peer and Client Comments

...a top notch transportation and maritime attorney, with preeminent nationwide and international expertise. He is also an excellent legal writer, and excels at oral advocacy.” - Martindale Hubbell

He is extremely knowledgeable about transportation matters and the extensive regulations that govern the industry...” - Chambers Canada

He is thorough in everything he undertakes, driven, with the desire to communicate his knowledge, always ready...” - Martindale & Hubbell

...well regarded for his advice on cargo claims, casualties and regulatory compliance.” - Chambers Canada

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Leading Lawyer

Legal 500 leading individual award.

Best lawyers 2018 award.

Lawyer of the year 2015 award.

Lawyer of the year 2013 award.

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