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Thomas Kormylo

Thomas Kormylo


Tom's focus is in the practice of corporate finance and securities-related matters. He has been named to the 2021 edition of the Best Lawyers™ in Canada for Securities Law.

Head of the Firm’s Securities and Corporate Finance practice areas.

Tom represents issuers, brokers, underwriters and investors in a variety of corporate finance and securities related matters.

Tom’s practice includes entertainment law, business immigration and general corporate commercial law.


  • Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 1980
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, 1979
  • B.Comm (Hons), University of Manitoba, 1976
  • Established and taught for several years “Securities Regulation in Canada” Course, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
  • Analyzing Commercial Transactions to Identify Securities Law Issues, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Solicitors’ Opinions – Basics and Beyond, Law Society of Manitoba


  • Member, Advisory Committee to the Manitoba Securities Commission
  • Appointed Public Member, Local District Council, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
  • Appointed Public Member, Prairie Regional Council, The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Manitoba Music, 2016


  • Former Assistant Counsel, Manitoba Securities Commission
  • Co-Chair Securities Law Subsection, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® as one of Canada’s top lawyers in Securities Law
  • Recognized as “Best Lawyers® 2012 Winnipeg Securities Law Lawyer of the Year” in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers® in Canada (Woodward/White)
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the areas of Securities Law and Corporate Law in the 2006-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White)
  • Recognized as a leading practitioner by Lexpert® and repeatedly recommended in the annual Canadian Legal Lexpert® Survey
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Manitoba