Michael is co-Chair of Bennett Jones’ Class Actions practice group. Recognized as one of Canada’s leading class action and complex litigation counsel, Michael is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized and recommended by many leading legal directories and publications including Chambers Canada, The Legal 500, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada and various others. Michael has also been awarded the highest honour, the Law Society Medal by the LSUC, recognizing his leadership in the class action bar and commitment to public service. In addition, he is a frequent speaker to organizations such as the Canadian Bar Association, The Advocates' Society, The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Barreau du Québec. Michael is co-author of Class Actions Law and Practice and co-editor of Class Actions in Canada. Michael is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He is active in community and charitable activities and is past president of The Advocates’ Society. He is currently on the board of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Rehab Foundation and Chair of the Board of War Child Canada.
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