Founder, Mark Silverthorn

In January of 2018 I came into possession of a redacted copy of a demand letter from Markham, Ontario collection lawyer.  This letter was sent on behalf of his client, collection agency Affinity Global, to someone allegedly owing monies to the Canadian Tire Bank.


At the bottom of this demand letter from the office of Howard L. Waldman, Barrister & Solicitor, he invites the recipient of the letter to call two phone numbers at Affinity Global, one of the largest collection agencies in Canada.


One of these two phone numbers is not a phone number for Affinity Global.  Instead it is a phone number for (1) what appears to be a residence in Whitby, and (2) an online business that sells women's fashion items including women's lingerie.


Click here and read more about this story on a LinkedIn post dated January 22, 2018 published by Mark Silverthorn.

Howard Waldman, Barrister & Solicitor

Contact info for Howard L. Waldman listed on his firm's collection letters sent to consumers


Howard L. Waldman

Barrister & Solicitor

1490 Denison Street, Suite A

Markham, ON  L3R 9T7

e-mail:  hlw@waldmanlawoffice.com



Contact info for Howard L. Waldman listed on the Law Society's Lawyer and Paralegal Directory


Lawyers are required to list their office address with the Law Society of Upper Canada.  A lawyer's address can be found by going on the Law Society's website, lsuc.on.ca and doing an online search on its Lawyer and Paralegal Directory.


Here is the listing for Howard L. Waldman on the Law Society's directory.

Some Canadians, however, might have heard the name Howard Waldman, Barrister & Solicitor, because they received a collection letter from his law office located at 1490 Denison Street, Suite A, Markham, Ontario, where his office just happens to be in the same building as Affinity Global, one of the largest collection agencies operating  in Canada.

According to google maps, this is an image of 7636 Yonge Street in Thornhill, Ontario, the address listed by Howard L. Waldman as his law firm's address on the Lawyer's Lawyer and Paralegal Directory on lsuc.on.ca.

Howard L. Waldman

Barrister & Solicitor

January 2018 privacy breach involving demand letters from Markham collection lawyer Howard Waldman

The address on Howard Waldman's collection letters is 1490 Denison Street, Suite A, Markham, Ontario L3R 9T7.  The address for Affinity Global, one of Canada's largest collection agencies is 1490 Denison Street, Markham, ON  L3R 9T7.    According to the Law Society's Lawyer and Paralegal Directory Howard L. Waldman's law office is located at 7636 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON  L4J 1V9.

There is one lawyer in Ontario by the name of Howard L. Waldman.  According to his law firm's website, howardwaldman.com, his law office is located at 7636 Yonge Street in Thornhill, Ontario.  Furthermore, nowhere on this website is there any reference whatsoever to Howard L. Waldman being a collection lawyer.

  1. Business financing
  2. Corporate and commercial law
  3. Real estate
  4. Wills, estates, power of attorney

Here is a collection notice dated January 5, 2018, from Affinity Global.  The address for Global Affinity listed in this collection letter si 1490 Denison Street, Markham, Ontario.

According to this website Howard Waldman practices law in four areas: