Harry Herskowitz is a senior partner at DelZotto, Zorzi LLP and head of the real estate department. Mr. Herskowitz is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1979. Mr. Herskowitz’s practice is devoted to real estate, mortgage lending and commercial transactions, with particular emphasis on land development and condominium law. Mr. Herskowitz is a former vice-chair of the Real Property Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He had been a seminar leader and lecturer of the Real Estate Section of the Bar Admission Course and he taught real property law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Herskowitz was also a contributing author to Carswell’s Condominium Law and Administration, 2nd Edition, and was a member of the editorial board of The Condominium Law Letter.
Mr. Herskowitz has written numerous articles and presented papers on land development issues, mortgage matters, and condominium law, for the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and Insight Educational Services. Mr. Herskowitz also co-authored a book on the Condominium Act 1998, entitled Condominiums in Ontario: A Practical Analysis of the New Legislation, published jointly by the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association. Mr. Herskowitz was the chairman of the board of Tarion Warranty Corporation (formerly known as the Ontario New Home Warranty Program) from 2009 to 2014 inclusive, and he is currently a member of the ADR Institute of Ontario.
Mr. Herskowitz has been the recipient of the “Presidential Award of Merit” in 2005 from BILD (formerly known as the Greater Toronto Home Builder’s Association), the Ontario Bar Association’s “Award of Excellence in Real Property Law” for 2007, and the award/designation of “Fellow of the Canadian Condominium Institute” in 2008. In 2017, Mr. Herskowitz was inducted into BILD’s prestigious Hall of Fame and was the recipient of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding leadership and service to the residential construction industry. Further, Mr. Herskowitz is listed in the:
- Canadian Legal Directory published by LEXPERT, as a leading practitioner in the area of property development and condominium law, and has also been named in The Best Lawyers in Canada, from 2008 to 2016 inclusive, in his practice areas; and
- Guide to Leading Lawyers in Canada, as a leading practitioner in the areas of property development, compiled by LEXPERT and The American Lawyer, from 2010 to 2016 inclusive.