Senior litigation partner and national leader of BLG’s Public Law Group. Practice involves a broad range of civil litigation, including commercial disputes, directors’ and officers’ duties and liability, shareholder, oppression and other corporate disputes, securities, class actions, constitutional and administrative law issues. Has appeared as counsel before all levels of the courts in Ontario, and before the Federal Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Canada, and numerous administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Securities Commission. Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. Participant in and author of papers for numerous conferences on commercial litigation, class actions, constitutional and administrative law. Served as law clerk to the Honourable Justice W.R. McIntyre, Supreme Court of Canada, 1979–1980; Elected Bencher, The Law Society of Upper Canada, since 2008. Member Supreme Court of Canada Advocacy Institute. Recognized in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada (dispute resolution), and The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016. BA (economics) and LLB, University of Western Ontario, 1979. LLM, Yale University, 1981. DSU (Droit Administratif), Université de Paris II, 1983. Bilingual. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.
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