Jeff is a trial lawyer and partner in Bennett Jones' litigation department. He is President of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Practicing for 40 years, Jeff has a general domestic, international and cross-border litigation practice with a focus on business litigation. He has appeared before courts and arbitration tribunals both domestic and international and serves as a neutral in mediations and arbitrations. He has extensive trial and appellate experience. Jeff is a regular author, speaker and panelist. Jeff is recognized as a leading litigation lawyer by numerous legal directories including Lexpert®, Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation and many others and has been the recipient of various prestigious awards for his excellence in civil litigation, his professionalism and civility and his contributions to the legal profession.