Senior partner in Torys’ Securities Litigation and Class Action practices and a primary contact for the firm’s Securities Defense practice. Practice focuses on all aspects of securities litigation and regulatory matters, as well as general corporate/commercial litigation. Represents clients across Canada before securities and other financial regulators, and the courts. Practice also includes conducting internal investigations and advising financial services firms regarding the quality and sufficiency of their regulatory compliance programs. Acted as an instructor for in-house broker and investment banker continuing education programs. Frequent speaker and lecturer on securities litigation. Member of OBA’s Class Actions Law Executive. Director of Canada’s Private Capital Markets Association. Executive on Education Sub-committee of IIROC’s Compliance & Legal Section. Ontario Bar, 1994. LLB, 1992, University of Alberta. Certificate in International and EEC Law, 1990, Oxford University.