Jody is a senior partner of Fillmore Riley LLP, practising in the areas of corporate and commercial law with special emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, real estate and leasing transactions, pension and financing matters. He is the chair of Fillmore Riley’s commercial law department, as well as a member of the firm’s management committee. He is legal counsel and engagement partner for some of Manitoba’s largest pension plans, companies, tribal councils and First Nations, in fields as diverse as transportation, agribusiness, financial services, and retailing. Jody has published articles in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law Review and for the Law Society of Manitoba, and is a frequent lecturer on corporate and commercial law issues. He is a former sessional instructor in advanced business law and corporate governance at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law. He is also a member of the Major Donors Cabinet of the United Way of Winnipeg, and sits on the Transportation Leadership Council of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.