Daniel S. Melamed
Provided by Daniel S. Melamed
Daniel is a partner in Torkin Manes’ Family Law Group, and is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Family Law. To complement his legal practice, Daniel is also an accomplished family law mediator and arbitrator.
As a mediator and arbitrator, Daniel has assisted clients and family law lawyers to resolve matters in a sensible, efficient and private manner. In family law matters of property, spousal and child support, Daniel has been involved in the determination of income, the valuation of multinational, privately held corporations, stock options and senior executive pensions. In addition, he has provided counsel regarding the forensic investigation of hidden offshore assets. His practice includes complex custody and access issues involving jurisdictional disputes, and blended and extended families, including grandparents, aunts and uncles.
Daniel is Preferred Counsel to The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company, the insurance provider for lawyers in the Province of Ontario, where he is retained as counsel to defend family lawyers where negligence is claimed. He is also a member of the Family Rules Committee for the Province of Ontario.
High Net Worth
Daniel Melamed of Torkin Manes LLP acts as both a mediator and arbitrator on high net worth family matters. He regularly advises on spousal and child support, as well as complex custody, access and matrimonial finance issues. "He is a very good litigator and a very good mediator. He is a pleasure to deal with," says one source, and another notes: "He is a very good lawyer for clients. He is very easy to reach, he is very clever and very practical."