Winston’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in a variety of areas, with an emphasis on contractual disputes, insurance law, public and regulatory law, Indigenous law, and the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Winston has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
During law school, Winston participated in an intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada with the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights and assisted with Charter litigation on behalf of the International Human Rights Program. He also placed first in the Wilson Moot and won the award for best factum.
As a summer student at Torys, Winston was seconded to TD Bank. During his articling year, he was seconded to Ontario Power Generation, where he worked closely with the litigation and government relations groups. As an associate at Torys, Winston was seconded to the Litigation and Privacy group at Toronto Hydro.
Winston is the Corporate Secretary and a member of the board of directors of the First Generation Network, a non-profit corporation that aims to reduce the barriers faced by law students who are the first in their family to complete post-secondary education.
Winston serves on the Executive Committee and co-chairs the Schools Committee of the Harvard Club of Toronto, an organization that fosters ties among Harvard alumni in the Greater Toronto Area.
Memberships and Affiliations
Winston is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, and the Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals.