Co-Chair of corporate/securities group. Focuses on transactional corporate/securities law, domestic/international corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance including activist shareholders matters. Lead counsel, Pan-Canadian Investors Committee for Third Party ABCP Restructuring (2007–09). Highest ranking for past 13 years for corporate/M&A by Chambers. Selected twice as Toronto Corporate Lawyer of the Year (most recently in 2015), Toronto Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year (most recently in 2016) and was named Toronto M&A Lawyer of the Year in the current edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Named by Euromoney as one of the top 30 leading capital markets, M&A and corporate governance lawyers in the world in its Best of the Best series (the only Canadian selected in all three categories). Highest ranking (Most Frequently Recommended) in every edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since inception. Described by IFLR 1000 as “one of the most experienced and respected M&A counsel in Canada”. Has held several public company directorships and is currently a director of Cott Corporation and Gluskin Sheff. Governor of McGill University. Taught advanced corporate/securities law at the University of Toronto (for 7 years). Member of Bars of Ontario, Alberta and Québec.