Kaleigh Sonshine


Kaleigh Sonshine


Kaleigh received her Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in 2011 where she majored in Political Science. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario in 2015. In her final year of law school, Kaleigh studied in the LLM program at the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2016 and joined the Black Sutherland LLP team that year.

Kaleigh’s areas of practice include commercial, civil and specie insurance litigation. In her commercial practice, Kaleigh acts for a variety of clients in business and shareholder disputes, oppression remedies, mortgage disputes, contractual disputes and debt recovery. In her specie insurance practice, Kaleigh represents insurers on claims related to jewelry, fine art, and antiquities. Kaleigh also has an employment law practice where she assists both employers and employees with a wide range of disputes including wrongful dismissal claims.

Kaleigh regularly appears at the Superior Court of Justice including the Toronto Commercial List, and has also appeared at the Ontario Court of Appeal and Divisional Court. She is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, Canadian Defence Lawyers, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, the Advocates’ Society and Young Women in Law.


  • Assistant: Michelle Vucic
  • Assistant Phone: 416 840 1347
  • Assistant Email: [email protected]