Partner in the firm’s Calgary office. Over 30 years of experience advising corporations and underwriters on corporate finance and securities law matters. Has been the lead lawyer for the issuer or the underwriters on financings that have collectively raised more than $10 billion, including for the underwriters in 1997 on the then largest initial public offering in Canadian history. Also advises public corporations and boards of directors on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, stock option and other compensation plans, securities commission filings and dealings with stock exchanges, plus other matters. A regular speaker at securities conferences and other events and a lecturer for and graduate of the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors.