Partner. Focuses on construction and commercial litigation. Construction practice involves negotiating major contracts, lien litigation, and resolving disputes for owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and lenders. Practice also involves commercial litigation matters, including bankruptcy/insolvency litigation. Regularly negotiates and drafts complex construction contracts on high-profile/value projects throughout Ontario. Has worked with owners, contractors, and architects in updating and supplementing their CCDC contract documents. Expertise in construction litigation and in arbitration, mediation, and adjudication proceedings. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Construction Law) and by the Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers. Designated a “recognized practitioner” for construction nationwide by Chambers Canada. Has conducted in-house symposiums to industry participants on construction issues, best practices, and current developments. Editor: Canadian Forms & Precedents, Debtor/Creditor chapter on "Construction Liens." Member of Toronto Construction Association, CBA, and TAS.
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