Our Team  

Ron Smith

Managing and Sr. Business Lawyer
Ron has acquired profound experience through his extensive career as corporate lawyer and general counsel within diversified companies and industries.  As a senior executive and a primary contributor, these companies experienced growth and expansion from both the business and legal perspective. Ron has found creative solutions to the many obstacles and challenges encountered by businesses. He takes pride in his “out of the box” thinking.

Ron is a registrant with the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario, the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Counsel, the Toronto and Ontario Real Estate Boards, and a provincial insurance nominee in Alberta, B.C. and N.B.  Ron is also a lecturer at Rotman School of Business and has previously presented for the Law Clerk’s Association of Ontario.

Ron is an accredited member of the International Association of Business Leaders.


Senior Insurance Consultant
During his career in the industry, spanning 50 years, he has held a number of Senior Executive positions with some of Canada’s leading insurers. He possesses a strong underwriting, sales, marketing and claims background in commercial insurance, marine, warranty and surety lines of the business.  As a Regional Vice President, his responsibilities included the management and administration of more than 100 staff.

He has been a facilitator and instructor of seminars, courses and product development sessions on virtually every line of insurance, as well as personal development topics, such as relationship building, motivation, customer service, sales techniques, dealing with adversity and numerous others. He has been an auditor for Gold Seal Risk Management Inc., conducting audits on Lloyd’s cover holders in Canada and the United States.

He provides numerous forms of consulting facilities to brokers, regulators, lawyers and insurers, including principal broker services and claims expert witness services. He is a member of the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario Discipline Committee, and holds a Level Two Unrestricted R.I.B.O. license.

RJS LAW Associates

RJS LAW employs associates with a wealth of knowledge and a broad spectrum of experience in commercial and transactional work, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, complex corporate restructuring, commercial real estate, and regulatory & compliance services.

Pro-active in nature they possess strong drafting skills, strategic thinking, and a commitment to deliver excellent services to our clients; longterm customer satisfaction is key.

Our associates have both domestic and international experience advising multinational companies specifically in M&A projects and business law. They have instructed clients on investment projects, cannabis regulations, corporate and commercial law and in the field of dispute resolution involving arbitration. They represent a broad range of clients from construction and trucking companies to technology and insurance (insurers and brokerages) clientele.

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