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Kim E. Stoll, Partner

Direct Tel: 416-203-9509
Fax: 416-203-9444
E-Mail: kim@fernandeshearn.com

Areas of Practice

  • Transportation
  • Casualty Litigation
  • P & I Defence
  • Products Liability


Kim has been a partner since 2007. Kim’s practice includes a specialty in transportation law focusing primarily in marine and trucking including freight forwarding and logistics, cargo issues, products liability, casualty, loss transfer and transportation-related personal injury litigation. Kim is a Past President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (2012). Kim is listed in Best Lawyers (2016, 2017) for Maritime Law and is listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2016, 2017) as Consistently Recommended for Transportation (Rail and Road).

Kim has extensive experience handling all manners of defence insurance litigation including products liability, liquor liability, fire, property and casualty liability and subrogation. Kim also provides advice on coverage issues inclusive of excess/umbrella insurance matters.

Kim has conducted trials in both the Ontario Superior Court and the Federal Court of Canada. She was called to the bar in 1988 received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. She also holds her Certificate in ADR and Advanced ADR from the University of Windsor and has extensive mediation experience. She is a panelist at Bluestone ADR.

Kim regularly speaks at conferences, conducts seminars and writes articles in the areas of her expertise, which publications include The Transportation Lawyer. Kim is a member of The Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, The Transportation Lawyers Association, Canadian Maritime Law Association, The Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters, Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association, The Marine Club, the Marine Recovery Forum and the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association.


  • Admitted to the Bar of Ontario, 1988;
  • Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 1986);
  • York University (B.A. Honours 1983)
  • Certificates from the University of Windsor [ADR and Advanced ADR Workshops]

Distinctions, Memberships and Activities

  • Listed in Best Lawyers (2016) for Maritime Law
  • Listed in Lexpert (2016) as Consistently Recommended for Transportation (Rail and Road).
  • Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (Past President 2012)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association [U.S.]
  • The Toronto Transportation Club
  • Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters
  • Marine Club
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association
  • Marine Recovery Forum [U.S.]
  • Bluestone ADR, Panelist
  • The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose
  • Marine Recovery Forum
  • Association of Average Adjusters
  • Defence Research Institute
  • The Advocates Society