Michael is recognized as one of the leading senior commercial litigators in Canada. In recent years, he has acted on some of the most significant litigation disputes in Canada for clients in various industries. Michael has appeared at all levels of court in Canada, as well as at proceedings in the US and England. He has represented clients in criminal jury trials, civil and constitutional appeals, and other cases that would be brought before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is consistently ranked among the top Canadian litigation lawyers in all major legal directories and ranking publications. He is among a distinguished group of the foremost Canadian advocates as a past president of The Advocates' Society, and has a broad range of community involvements.