Considered one of Canada’s leading transactional lawyers. Repeatedly identified as one of Canada's top 30 dealmakers and the recipient of extensive professional recognition, including being named one of Canada’s most creative lawyers. Practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities and business law. A regular panelist and lecturer before various continuing legal education programs of The Law Society of Upper Canada; Canadian Bar Association; Federated Press; Insight Professional Conferences; and Canadian Institute. Has been quoted in The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Business News Network, Lexpert® Magazine, Law Times and Canada.com. Consistently recommended for his mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, banking and finance, and insolvency law expertise in leading legal publications including Chambers Global, Legal 500, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers and Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency Lawyers, International Financial Law Review, International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in Canada and Lexpert®. Fluent in English, French, Spanish. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1975.