Fillmore Riley


1700 - 360 Main Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3C 3Z3

204 956 2970

204 957 0516

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Managing Partner: Glen R. Peters
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Founded in 1883, Fillmore Riley LLP earned a reputation as a formidable litigation and business law firm. With some of Manitoba’s most accomplished litigators practising at Fillmore Riley, the firm provides services in all areas of litigation, including insurance, commercial disputes, taxation dispute resolution, shareholders disputes, contractual disputes, banking, medical malpractice, professional liability, construction, defamation and media, and intellectual property.

Fillmore Riley’s clients reflect Manitoba’s diverse and dynamic economy. The firm represents clients in the following industries: agriculture, aviation, construction, energy, financial services, information technology, insurance, health care, manufacturing (which includes aerospace materials, buses, machinery, electronics, retail goods, pharmaceuticals, and processed foods), real estate, and transportation.

Because of the litigation team’s capacity, the firm is retained for some of the most substantive and complex litigation in Manitoba. The firm has a number of high-profile and sought-after senior litigators to handle large, complicated commercial litigation cases. Fillmore Riley also has extensive practices in administrative and regulatory law related to public utilities, professional discipline, and professional errors and omissions matters.

Fillmore Riley’s large litigation department provides particular depth and expertise in insurance law. The insurance group works in all areas of property, casualty, and specialty insurance lines. The firm represents most of Canada’s major national insurers, a variety of international insurers, and many large programs. It also represents a number of brokers, agents, and adjusting firms involved in the insurance industry. The firm has represented its clients before all levels of court and at tribunals and inquiries. Fillmore Riley is a founding member of the Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC). RMC is a national association of independent law firms who work together to handle multi-jurisdictional insurance law matters.

With extensive trial and appellate advocacy experience, the firm has been instrumental in developing court rules to expedite the litigation process. Many of Fillmore Riley’s lawyers are experienced in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and its team has had a leading role in promoting and expanding these techniques in Manitoba.

Highly regarded by clients and peers, Fillmore Riley lawyers consistently receive recognition in rankings publications such as Benchmark Canada, Best Lawyers, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers & Partners, and Martindale-Hubbell.


  • Aboriginal Law
  • Administrative & Regulatory 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Banking & Financial Law
  • Business Law
  • Condominium 
  • Construction 
  • Defamation & Media 
  • Employment & Labour Law
  • Environmental 
  • Family Law
  • Immigration 
  • Insolvency & Restructuring 
  • Insurance 
  • Litigation 
  • Municipal 
  • Pension & Benefits 
  • Real Estate 
  • Securities 
  • Taxation 
  • Technology & Intellectual Property 
  • Trademark 
  • Transportation 
  • Wills & Estates 


Fillmore Riley LLP is a full-service regional law firm with extensive experience in all areas of law relevant to both our local and international clientele. Some of the industries we serve include:

  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Charities
  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Forestry
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Professional Service Providers
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation


Last updated March 2020