Year called to the Bar:
Partner. Co-chair of firm’s national Trade and Competition Group. Advises on merger clearance, cartel defence, class proceedings, distribution/marketing practices, foreign investment and regulatory strategy/policy issues. Extensive experience before Competition Bureau, Investment Review and Cultural Sector Investment Review Divisions. Appearances before SCC and Federal Court. Broad expertise, especially in media/entertainment, natural resources, pharmaceutical and transportation industries. Part-time faculty, Dalhousie Law School (lecturer, competition law, 2001–2011). Past Chair, CBA Competition Law Section Criminal Matters Committee (2006–08); Past Chair, ABA Antitrust Section Distribution and Franchising Committee (2008–2010); Member, ABA Antitrust Section Long Range Planning Committee; Chair, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Competition Law and Policy Committee (2010–). Recognized as leading competition/antitrust lawyer in numerous international and domestic peer surveys. Named in “Top 40 Competition Lawyers Under 40” (Global Competition Review, 2008) and “The Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” (Lexpert®, 2006). Non-governmental advisor to International Competition Network (2009). LLB, Dalhousie, 1993; Fox Scholar, 1995; diploma in EU Law (King’s College, London), 1996; Ontario Bar, 1995.