• Murray is a great problem- solver, because he’s a great listener. He absorbs everything and is able to guide the discussion to common ground. He’s wise, thoughtful - and a brilliant lawyer.

    Former Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court , Patrick J. LeSage
  • As Secretary of Cabinet, when presented with an urgent problem that had multiple complexities and needed a creative solution, I would often seek Murray’s assistance. He never let me down...

    Former Secretary of Cabinet, Head of Ontario Civil Service, Shelly Jamieson
  • Murray’s influence in the Ontario Public Service and the broader legal community cannot be overstated.

    Attorney General of Ontario, John Gerretsen
  • Murray Segal is a strategic, innovative and inspiring leader – who also has an uncanny ability to see the big picture when others are focusing on the small details.

    Former Attorney General of Ontario, Michael Bryant
  • Murray Segal provides the entire ministry with exceptional leadership – I’d like to thank him for his sage advice and guidance. We all benefit from it, myself included.

    Former Attorney General of Ontario, Chris Bentley


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Welcome » About Murray Segal

Following a distinguished career with the Ontario government, including eight years as Deputy Attorney General of Ontario and former Deputy Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, Murray Segal now practises as independent legal counsel, consultant, and mediator practicing as Murray D. Segal Professional Corporation.  He is also Counsel to Henein Hutchison LLP Barristers in downtown Toronto.

Murray was the chief legal advisor to the Government of Ontario and trusted advisor to Cabinet, the Attorney General, other Ministers, and Deputy Ministers. He oversaw all government litigation and is experienced in developing legislation. With a deep commitment to access to justice, he guided the modernization of Ontario’s justice architecture, with a keen eye to updating technology. Murray oversaw and implemented transformation of the human rights system, administrative law tribunals, police oversight, civil law reform, and criminal justice improvements. In addition to the justice portfolio, Murray became a go-to negotiator and problem-solver for some of the most complex, sensitive, and difficult challenges facing the government. He was a trusted negotiator and mediator in high-stakes, multi-million dollar disputes.

Prior to his time as the Deputy Attorney General, Murray was the Chief Prosecutor for the Province of Ontario, leading the largest prosecution service in Canada. Murray has prosecuted some of the most significant and challenging cases in the country, including Canada’s largest white collar crime case. He is comfortable at every level of court and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on many occasions, arguing complex constitutional and other matters. Today, drawing on his extensive legal and executive experience, he advises and represents clients in both the public and private sectors.

  • Called to the bar of Ontario 1977
  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
  • Bachelor of Civil Law, McGill University
  • Bachelor of Common Law, McGill University

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