Rick Shaban is a senior partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and focuses on public infrastructure procurement, construction project delivery methods, construction law and surety bonds. He represents a variety of stakeholders in all aspects of project delivery, including project agreements, negotiations, RFQ/RFP/Tendering, construction disputes, insurance and surety related matters. He writes and speaks frequently on his areas of expertise. Rick is recognized in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He is also ranked in the Top 30 Lawyers Globally in the 2017 edition of Acritas Stars. He is also recognized in the International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers; the Who's Who Legal Canada (construction); and in Chambers Canada, 2018. He is past president and a founding Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Fellow and a past member of the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association’s Construction Law Section, a member of the Board of Directors of the Surety Association of Canada and a member of the International Bar Association and Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships.