Senior trial and appellate counsel with a broad litigation practice, including corporate/commercial litigation, class actions, securities, professional negligence, defamation and other media law, environmental and energy, constitutional and administrative law. Has appeared as counsel at every level of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada and in the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as administrative tribunals. Served as counsel to a special legislative committee and as Commission Counsel to the Commission of Inquiry concerning the Kingston Prison for Women. Recipient of the 2015 OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation, and of the 2009 Law Society of Upper Canada Medal. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. A frequent speaker and lecturer at numerous law schools and professional bodies. Vice-President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Senior Chair of the University of Toronto Tribunal. Director of the Canadian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Ontario Bar 1979. LLB, 1977, University of Toronto.