Spencer graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Philosophy, ethics, society, and law. He went on to receive his J.D. from Queen’s University in 2015 and was called to the bar in 2016. Prior to joining ZTGH in 2019, Spencer practiced in-house at a major insurance company, where he successfully represented clients in motor vehicle, occupier’s liability, loss transfer and accident benefit matters.
Spencer is a strong, creative advocate who is committed to achieving his client’s goals in a cost-effective manner. He has a varied insurance defence practice that includes tort actions involving motor vehicle accidents, priority/loss transfer disputes, accident benefits, cannabis, and professional liability matters. Spencer has experience before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Small Claims Court, the Licence Appeal Tribunal and various other tribunals.
While at law school, Spencer was actively engaged with student governance, provided legal services through Queen’s Legal Aid, and volunteered as an editor for the Queen’s Law Journal. Spencer also worked for the Academic Assistance Program where he tutored other law students in tort, commercial, contract and property law.
Outside of the office, Spencer enjoys photography, golfing, and spending time with friends and family.