Senior partner in Toronto’s Litigation Department with a diverse commercial litigation practice and extensive trial and appeal experience before all levels of courts in Canada. Core practice areas include: defence of class actions, corporate/commercial disputes, securities litigation, shareholder/oppression cases, insurance, accountants’ and auditors’ negligence, professional negligence, sports law and directors’ & officers’ claims. Counsel in over 175 publicly reported cases. Frequently acts in significant public policy and constitutional matters. Has acted on more than 75 appeals in Canadian appellate courts, including 10 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada. Recipient of University of Ottawa Law School’s 2015 Alumni Award. Lexpert Zenith Award for D&O liability (2014). Benchmark Canada’s 2016 Insurance Litigator of the Year. Recognized in the following publications: Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide — Litigation, the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. Canadian Lawyer’s “25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada” (2013). Frequent speaker and author of many legal articles. Adjunct Professor at two law schools.
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Commercial Insurance
Litigation - Product Liability