Member, Executive Committee. 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) and as “Toronto Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year” (most recently in 2016) by Best Lawyers in Canada. Named by Euromoney as one of the 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 these 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 + Associates Inc. Governor of McGill University. Taught advanced corporate/securities law at the University of Toronto (for seven years). Member of Bars of Ontario, Alberta and Québec.