Geoff Cowper is senior counsel and leader of Fasken Martineau’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Since 1982 he has practised general litigation with an emphasis on commercial and corporate disputes and including class actions, competition law, professional negligence, insurance law, fiduciary duty, administrative and constitutional law. Geoff has served as counsel in leading public and private law cases and has an active arbitration practice before domestic and international tribunals. Geoff served as counsel on several commissions involving securities regulation, Aboriginal policy, and most recently was Chair of the British Columbia Justice Reform Initiative, which recommended systematic changes to British Columbia's criminal justice system. He has published and lectured on topics ranging from commercial legal issues to constitutional law and current public topics. Geoff is former Chair of the Legal Services Society and former Province Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on the boards of several community, charitable and legal organizations.