Partner in BLG’s Banking and Financial Services Group. Member of the Partnership Board, BLG’s governing body. Co-Chair of BLG's Innovation Thought Leadership Committee. National Leader of BLG’s FinTech Group. Regional Manager of the Specialized Business Law Group in Toronto. National Leader of BLG’s Financial Services Regulatory Group. A leading financial services lawyer, specializing in banking, financial institution regulation, FinTech, payment card and payment mechanisms, lending, securitizations and derivatives. Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition (and since 2012) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (banking and finance: financial services regulation). Recognized as "highly regarded" and a leading lawyer (financial services regulatory) in the 2019 edition (and since 2014) of IFLR 1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2017) of Chambers Canada – Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business (banking and finance: financial services regulation). Recognized as a 2017 Acritas Star. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours in 1991 from McGill University and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 1994 from Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1996.