66 Wentworth Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 6T4

Gary Corsano Q.C.

In a career spanning more than thirty years, Gary focuses his practice on corporate and property law, with a particular interest in not for profit and community based organizations and aboriginal economic development, but his experience is diverse. A senior partner at Sampson McPhee, Gary has appeared before provincial and federal courts of appeal, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, and the Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board, among others.

Gary's community involvement is both prolific and passionate. Gary has played a pivotal role in defining the landscape of Sydney and Membertou; his involvement with various construction and property developments makes him a true community builder. He brings that same dedication and determination to each case he represents for his clients.


  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia 1986
  • LL.B. University of New Brunswick
  • M.A. Dalhousie University
  • B.A. Gonzaga University (Spokane Washington)

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • Cape Breton Barristers’ Society
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Director – Sydney Ports Corporation Inc.
  • Director – St. Thomas More Society

Assistant information

Name: Moira MacDonald

Direct line: 902.563.5918

Email: mmacdonald@sampsonmcphee.com

Contact information

Direct line: 902.563.5908

Email: gcorsano@sampsonmcphee.com