PERSONAL INJURY LAW

MEET OUR TEAM

Jwan Desai

Lawyer

Jwan has exclusively represented individuals who have suffered personal injury and disability as a result of negligence. She is committed to helping injury victims and their families initiate and successfully resolve claims. Her practice includes complex lawsuits and accident benefit claims involving serious catastrophic injuries. Jwan is passionate about advocating for her clients to ensure that they are treated with respect during the litigation processes and receive fair compensation. Jwan will remain intimately involved in your case throughout the litigation process to provide you with guidance and sound legal advice.  She is always there to see that her clients are heard and provided with guidance in the difficult times that often arise after a serious accident. She keeps her clients informed and no call or question unanswered.

Miguel Maruszki

Lawyer

Miguel began his legal career in 2006 working for the Insurance Companies. For this first part of his career he practiced at a leading insurance defence firm in Toronto. His clients were many of the Insurance Companies he now regularly makes claims against for his clients. The experience gained on the other side of the table allows Miguel to build and advance his clients’ claims to the fullest extent. Miguel has Trial and Arbitration experience on complex injury and insurance matters. Miguel’s practice is dedicated to advocating on behalf of seriously injured victims, many of which suffer catastrophic injuries. Miguel is the managing partner at Desai Maruszki and helps lead the litigation team.

Agatha Dix

Lawyer

Agatha is a litigator. She has extensive experience in court acting as counsel in several jury and non-jury trials.  She also has experience in court arguing prominent motions, including at the Court of Appeal. Agatha has great insight into how insurance companies deal with injured victims having spent almost a decade as defence counsel to many major insurers at leading insurance defence firms in downtown Toronto.  Having an insider’s perspective allows her to take a strategic approach in developing and advancing her client’s cases in litigation.

Peter Cimino

Lawyer

Peter Cimino is an associate lawyer with Desai Maruszki. He has spent his entire legal career advancing the interests of those who have suffered serious personal injuries. He represents clients who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls, denied long- and short-term disability benefits, or have been the victim of an assault.  His scientific background gives him a unique understanding of client injuries, and provides a pragmatic lens to analyze claims.

Zain Dar

Articling Student

Zain is an articling student at Desai Maruszki. Zain earned his JD at the University of Ottawa, French Common Law Section, where he concurrently served as an Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Review, and Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Student Newspaper. Throughout law school, Zain held several research positions and participated in various advocacy initiatives that helped him develop a keen interest in litigation.


Samira Nik

Paralegal

Abira Sivakumaran

Paralegal

Karla Roca

Law Clerk

Daniela Gaudio

Paralegal

Emma Schroeder

Law Clerk

Zoe Alcorn

Law Clerk

Cassandra Tu

Productions Assistant

Simone Blackman-La Roche

Assistant

Katerina Krasnyanskaya

Legal Assistant