Practices corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on M&A and private equity. Acts for a wide variety of private equity firms and pension funds, advising on all aspects of their investment activities. Advised on public takeover bids, plans of arrangement, and private acquisitions and divestitures. Also has significant experience in the corporate finance area, advising issuers and underwriters on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. Has represented CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’, OMERS Private Equity, KKR, Onex, TorQuest Partners, Clairvest, Altas Partners, and Birch Hill Equity Partners, among others. Member of the CVCA (Canadian Private Equity Trade Group). Ontario Bar, 1995. LLB, 1993, University of Toronto.