Robert J. Potts
Partner

Blaney McMurtry LLP

2 Queen St E, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON M5C 3G5
Phone: (416) 593-3952
Fax: (416) 593-5096
E-mail: bpotts@blaney.com
 
 
 

Bob has represented and counseled First Nations for over three decades. Principal negotiator and senior legal counsel for the Algonquins of Ontario in current Treaty Negotiations with Canada and Ontario involving the Ottawa Valley including the Nation’s capital. Acted as Legal Counsel to Bigstone Cree Nation in their TLE and Specific Claim, concluding in the largest negotiated settlement of its kind in Alberta, and one of the most complicated and richest First Nation Land Claim settlements in Canadian history. Acted as Legal counsel and negotiator for Sturgeon Lake First Nation, Tallcree Tribal Government and Alexander First Nation in Treaty Land Entitlement (“TLE”) Claims and a number of Specific Claims in Alberta. Represented Moose Factory First Nation and the Witchekan First Nation of Saskatchewan in land claim matters and the Wikwemikong and Wasauksing First Nations in Ontario. Acted as Legal Counsel for Wahta Mohawks of Ontario in major land claim. Member, The Advocates’ Society; Defense Research Institute; Ontario Bar Association. LLB, University of Toronto Law School. Called to the Bars of Ontario (1974) and Alberta (1986).


Year Called to the Bar:1974 (ON); 1986 (AB)
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