Partner with extensive experience focusing on M&A, private equity, venture capital and corporate finance transactions, in addition to joint ventures, restructurings, and other complex transactions across a broad range of industries. A significant part of his practice involves cross-border transactions and he regularly advises US, European and other international companies doing business in Canada. Earlier in his career, he practiced corporate and securities law in New York. He is recognized as a leading practitioner by the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada's Leading Canadian Corporate Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in Canada, the IFLR Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, and Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association where he is active in the M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital committees and previously served on the Publications Board of the Business Law Section. He has written and lectured on corporate and securities law matters at various forums and taught business law courses at the University of Québec in Montréal. Called to the Québec Bar (1992). McGill University Faculty of Management (MBA, 1994).