Stanley is a partner with Laxton Glass LLP. He was called to the Bar in 1975 and has been certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation since 1996. He has been prominently featured as a leading practitioner in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation in the Eighth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada directory.

Stanley's practice has been focused in the area of personal injury insurance litigation, with a special emphasis on the handling of trucking, automobile and general tort claims. He is also well regarded as defence counsel in professional negligence matters and is designated as a preferred counsel by the Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company. Stan has appeared as counsel at all levels of court in Ontario, and also before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Stanley is primary counsel to a number of major insurers in the area of statutory accident benefits, including arbitrations and appeals involving loss transfer and priority disputes. He also represents casualty and no-fault insurers before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

In addition, Stanley acts as a private arbitrator in loss transfer and priority dispute matters. He also acts as a mediator in actions involving tort and statutory accident benefits disputes.

Stanley is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers, the Trucking Industry Defense Association, the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.

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