Tax partner in the Ottawa office of BLG and representative of the firm’s Partnership Board. Practice encompasses taxation, and estate and trust planning, as well as tax dispute resolution and voluntary disclosures of unpaid taxes. Regularly advises tax-exempt organizations (including charities, not-for-profit organizations and municipal corporations) on tax implications of their transactions and activities. Also provides tax advice in connection with employee compensation matters and has a subspecialty in the taxation of pension and other tax exempt registered plans (RRSPs, RRIFs, TFSAs, RESPs, RDSPs, DPSPs and PRPPs). Qualified as an expert before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and has provided expert testimony with respect to tax matters. Frequent writer and speaker on taxation issues. Deputy Chair, STEP Canada and co-Chair, STEP Public Policy Committee. The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 – Lawyer of the Year (trusts and estates, Ottawa). Academician, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.