Partner, Executive Committee member and head of the firm’s capital markets practice. Widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers, has played a pioneering role in the development of Canada’s capital markets. According to Lexpert®, dubbed by Bay Street as Canada’s King of REITs. Well-known for leadership of many complex and innovative domestic and cross-border transactions including: Canada’s first SPAC qualifying acquisition; the formation of its largest healthcare REIT; the global roll-up of 11 media content companies; its largest investment bank merger this century; its first cross-border income fund; the buyout of its largest funeral homes company and the first non-US IPO in the world of a US REIT. Advises boards of directors and activist shareholders on corporate governance and proxy fights. Was retained by Industry Canada to lead a major governance study. Director of Kew Media Group Inc.; Founding Chairman and a Director of the Canada Africa Chamber of Business; co-Chair of SenbridGe; member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel; member of the Canadian General Counsel Awards Advisory Board; and member of the Corporate and Securities Advisory Board of Practical Law – Canada. Has an MBA/LLB (Gold Medalist) and an ICDD.