Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focused on mergers & acquisitions, having advised many Canadian and international businesses and private equity firms on acquisition, divestiture or reorganization transactions. Has advised boards of directors and dissidents on proxy fights, governance and contested matters. Has significant experience in capital markets matters, having acted for issuers and investment dealers in a wide variety of cross-border and domestic public offerings and private placements. Regularly advises on joint ventures and related shareholders agreements. Experience across a broad range of industries, including natural resources, financial services, technology, consumer products and media/telecom. Listed in Chambers Canada for expertise in corporate/commercial; The Best Lawyers in Canada directory in the areas of corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities law; and The Lexpert® American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in the area of Corporate Commercial Law. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1991.