Garth Anderson is a partner who practises in the areas of commercial real estate and infrastructure at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Garth advises numerous Canadian and foreign-based institutional clients, including pension funds, life insurance companies, real estate investment trusts, utility companies and Crown corporations, in connection with the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of their commercial and industrial properties. His infrastructure practice encompasses all types of public and private infrastructure, with an emphasis on public-private partnership transactions in the transportation sector. Garth assists clients in structuring major design-build-finance-operate projects in this sector, as well as on the real estate and construction aspects of various energy-related infrastructure projects. He was Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the Calgary Chapter of NAIOP – The Commercial Real Estate Development Association. In addition to being recognized as a leading lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Garth is also recognized by The Legal 500 Canada, Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and Who's Who Legal. Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 1987; JD, University of Calgary, 1985.