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Nye Thomas

Nye Thomas is the Executive Director of the Law Commission of Ontario. Nye has more than 20 years experience leading sophisticated, multidisciplinary projects in Ontario’s justice sector. As ED of the Law Commission, Nye is responsible for producing independent and evidence-basedanalysis and recommendations oncomplex law reform issues. Nye is currently leading LCO projects on Internet defamation, legal rights in the last stages of life, class actions, and law reform and technology issues. Prior to this, Nye was Director General, Policy at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) where he was responsible for policy development, consultations, and system planningat one of the world’s largest legal aid plans. Nye’s work at LAO included leading the most significant expansion of legal aid services in more than 20 years. Nye has also been Policy Director on major provincial inquiries, including the Ipperwash Inquiry. Nye studied at the University of Toronto (BA), Queen’s University (LLB), and New York University (LLM).