Harvey Garman

Partner, Business Law, KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

Harvey Garman has almost 20 years of experience practicing corporate / commercial, banking and financial services, regulatory compliance and insolvency and restructuring law. He advises businesses on a wide range of legal, regulatory and reputational matters and simplifies and solves complex problems in a practical and timely way. Prior to joining KPMG, Harvey worked in-house at a major Canadian bank where he applied his practical and business-focused approach to legal practice and developed a first-hand knowledge of client needs.

Harvey has had key roles on many large and important files including the restructuring of the Canadian automotive industry, creation of the central-counterparty derivatives clearing system and co-authorship of a bank’s CDIC-mandated resolution plan.

Harvey is the former Managing General Editor of the Banking & Finance Law Review and currently serves on its editorial board. He delivers pro bono legal services at an Ontario charitable organization and is heavily involved with industry advocacy. 

  • LL.B., University of Toronto

  • B.A. (Hons.), Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Called to the Bar, Law Society of Ontario, 2002

  • Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Ontario

  • Editorial Board Member, Banking & Finance Law Review

  • Member, Ontario Bar Association

  • Member, Toronto Opinions Group