Founding partner. Widely acknowledged as one of Canada’s leading litigators, Alan is recognized for his work by Lexpert®, Best Lawyers, Chambers & Partners, Benchmark, The Ontario Bar Association, Who’s Who Legal and the Practical Law Company. In 1982, Alan was appointed Queen’s Counsel and was most recently appointed a Commissioner at the Ontario Securities Commission. Over the years Alan has applied his advocacy skills to yield precedent-setting decisions in nearly every area of civil litigation. Drawing on four decades of experience in complex litigation matters, he appears regularly before courts at all levels across the country, as well as administrative tribunals. He has appeared as counsel before the High Court and the Court of Appeal in the UK. Alan is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. A frequent lecturer on a broad range of legal subjects, Alan has helped to guide a generation of lawyers.