Partner and member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group and Energy Group. Ron counsels stakeholder groups, retailers, distributors and generators on legislative and policy matters relating to electricity markets. He has been retained in connection with power procurement arrangements, development of generation and cogeneration facilities and the Ontario government's clean energy supply and renewable energy supply RFPs and contracts. Ron has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions among electricity distribution companies. He has been involved in electricity restructuring in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Ghana, Albania, Macedonia and the Regional Southeast European market. Ron is a former Chair of the Ontario Energy Association's Task Force on Ontario's proposed electricity legislation and Conservation and Technology Committee. He is a past president of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs (Toronto Branch). Ron is noted as a leading lawyer in his field by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides, Best Lawyers and Lexpert®. He is the author of Regulation and Governance of Municipally-Owned Corporations in Ontario and co-author of Ontario Energy Law: Electricity. Called to the New York Bar (1989) and the Ontario Bar (1994).