Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Head, Litigation Department in Toronto. Has extensive experience in complex, high-stakes litigation. Has acted as lead counsel in precedent-setting cases in the areas of oppression, plans of arrangement, class actions, securities law, tort law, competition law, tax law, voting law and defamation. A number of these cases have been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada. Has conducted many trials and appeared at all levels of court throughout Canada, as well as in complex domestic and international arbitrations in Canada, the US, Europe and Africa. Recognized repeatedly as one of Canada's leading litigation counsel in, among others, the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the 500 Leading Lawyers in Canada; Chambers Global; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides' Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 litigators; Guide to the World's Leading Litigation Lawyers; Who's Who Legal Canada: Litigation; Listed repeatedly in Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star and recognized as one of Canada’s Top 25 Trial Lawyers. Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest ranking for legal ability and integrity. Called to the Ontario Bar, 1984.
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Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Securities