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Thomas (Tom) Marlay is an experienced business lawyer who has provided high-quality legal advice to hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses in Eastern Ontario and elsewhere for more than 30 years.

Tom’s legal knowledge is broad and deep. The quality of counsel he provided was in every sense superb.

Rob Robertson
Former General Counsel Crown Corporation

In September 2008, Tom left one of Canada’s largest law firms to launch a solo business law practice, emphasizing private equity, licensing, franchising, commercial leasing and sales and acquisitions. Tom now has offices in Ottawa and Kingston, Ontario, his hometown.

Tom’s advice to his clients reflects his exceptional knowledge of the law, his hands-on business experience and an acute understanding of human nature.

As a client, you will have the benefit of Tom’s superior negotiating skills and his ability to help you assess business opportunities and manage risk. As legal counsel, Tom is driven by the desire to help his clients solve the tough legal problems that can arise in today’s challenging business environment.

Tom is a qualified attorney in the state of New York. This training and certification is particularly useful for advising clients on cross-border transactions.

The expert legal counsel that Tom offers can bring value to all stages of your business transactions. Operating to the highest professional standards, Tom has the breadth and depth of experience to address your legal needs with intelligence and integrity.


Licensed to practice law in
the Province of Ontario and the State of New York


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