John is a founding partner of Walker Sorensen LLP. Prior to founding the firm, he was the Insurance Group Practice Leader at one of Canada’s national law firms. John's primary practice is providing advice to clients on business, insurance and reinsurance matters. He advises insurers, reinsurers, fraternal societies, banks and insurance intermediaries on regulatory compliance, strategic initiatives, obtaining approvals and orders from Canadian federal and provincial insurance regulators and negotiating insurance distribution agreements. John's current practice also focuses on risk management of law firms, in the course of which he conducts professional liability risk management audits for major Canadian law firms. John is a contributor to Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance, as the leading co-author of the Canadian Section of this annual publication. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Genworth Financial Mortgage Insurance Company Canada and a member of various professional organizations, including the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Recognized as a leading practitioner by numerous major lawyer rating services, including Who’s Who Legal, Legal Media Group, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
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