Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Head of the Litigation Department at Davies in Toronto. Has extensive experience in complex, high-stakes litigation. Has acted as lead counsel in precedent setting cases in the areas of oppression, plans of arrangement, class actions, securities law, tort law, competition law, tax law, voting law and defamation. A number of these cases have been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada. Has conducted many trials and appeals and appeared in courts throughout Canada, as well as in complex domestic and international arbitrations in Canada, the US, Europe and Africa. Recognized repeatedly as one of Canada’s leading litigation counsel in, among others, Expert Guides’ Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 litigators; Benchmark Canada as one of Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers and as a Litigation Star; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; Expert Guides’ Guide to the World’s Leading Litigation Lawyers; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada: Litigation. Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ranking for legal ability and integrity. Called to the Ontario Bar, 1984.
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Securities