Vice Chairman of the firm and a partner in the Calgary office. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the only Alberta Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. A leading practitioner in high stakes corporate and commercial litigation with a broad trial and appellate business and energy litigation practice, including contract, securities, partnership and trust disputes. Broad arbitration experience as counsel and as an arbitrator. Consistently recommended in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Lexpert® guides to Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers, Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers and Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, The Legal 500, Leaders League and Acritas Star Lawyers. Recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding service to the people and province of Alberta.