Angelo C. D’Ascanio

About Angelo

About Angelo

Angelo practices law in all areas of business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on shareholder and partnership disputes, construction litigation, and bankruptcy and insolvency law. Angelo is adept at dealing with complex factual and legal cases and at developing appropriate and effective strategies for protecting and promoting his clients’ interests.

Professional History

  • Advocates LLP, Partner (2011-2020)
  • Cohen Highley LLP, Partner (1998 – 2011)
  • Cohen Highley LLP, Associate (1991 – 1997)
  • Cohen Melnitzer, Articling Student (1989 – 1990)


  • LL.M.: Western University, 2010
  • LL.B.: Queen’s University, 1989
  • B.A.: University of Toronto, 1986

Professional Activities

  • Member (Current)
    • Middlesex Law Association
    • Ontario Bar Association
    • Canadian Bar Association
    • Law Society of Upper Canada
    • Advocates Society
  • Member (Past)
    • Lambton Law Association
    • Construction Law Section Executive, Ontario Bar Association
    • Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals
    • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency, and Bankruptcy Professionals
    • Middlesex Law Association Board of Trustees
    • Insolvency Law Section, Ontario Bar Association
    • South Western Ontario Chapter, Credit Institute of Canada
  • Professional & Community Involvement
    • Director, London and Area Food Bank
    • Past Director, Vanier Children’s Services
    • Law Society of Upper Canada, Lawyer Mentorship Program
    • Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Examination Tutoring Program
    • Faculty of Law, Western University, Student Moot Court Competition Judge
    • Faculty of Law, Western University, Student Bargaining/Negotiating Competition Evaluator
    • Faculty of Law, Western University, Advanced Legal Research Course Mentor
    • Faculty of Law, Western University, Advanced Civil Practice Guest Instructor
    • London and District Construction Association, Construction Law Course Instructor

Speaking Engagements

  • Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Guest Speaker
  • London and Area Insolvency Group, Guest Speaker
  • Advocates Society, London Court House Series – Tackling the Tough Case, Guest Speaker
  • Middlesex Family Lawyers Association, Guest Speaker
  • Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute, London Chapter, Guest Speaker

meet our legal team

meet our legal team

Scott Petrie LLP strives to meet your needs in a wide range of legal services. We always adhere to our values of staying personal, efficient, and professional - no matter the legal situation at hand. While our firm has grown over the years, we work to ensure that it is our clients that always come first.

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