Partner, Executive Committee member, and head of the firm’s Capital Markets practice. Widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers and has played a pioneering role in the development of Canada’s capital markets, including many Canadian “firsts.” Well-known for leadership of many complex and innovative domestic and cross-border IPOs and M&A transactions. Who’s Who Legal (Capital Markets) has cited the comment: “It’s difficult to think of anyone better than him for IPOs in Canada.” According to Lexpert®, dubbed by Bay Street as “Canada’s King of REITs.” A pioneer of several highly innovative SPAC structures, he has been lead counsel on the majority of Canada’s SPAC transactions to date. Director of Kew Media Group Inc.; founding Chairman and a Director of the Canada Africa Chamber of Business; member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel and Chair of the Board of Makom; 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 ICD.D.