Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Energy Group and a member of its Litigation Group. Fred has practised in the energy and energy regulatory field for over 35 years. He is actively sought by participants in regulatory proceedings to provide advice with regard to policy and strategy. He has appeared at all levels of the Ontario courts, at the Supreme Court of Canada and before the Ontario Energy Board in a wide variety of proceedings, including rate cases, facilities cases, system expansion cases and generic hearings. Fred has also appeared as counsel before the National Energy Board. He is the author of Canadian Green Energy Law and Policy, published by Carswell in March 2012, and co-author with Ron W. Clark and Scott A. Stoll of Ontario Energy Law: Electricity, published by LexisNexis Canada in December 2012. Fred is repeatedly recognized as a leader in the energy field by publications such as Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He was also named Best Lawyers' 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" (energy regulatory law: Toronto). Fred is a member of the Electricity Distributors Association, the Ontario Energy Association and The Osgoode Society.
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