Senior Partner, Koskie Minsky LLP. Negotiates and advises regarding the establishment of jointly sponsored pension plans in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Newfoundland. Established first funded employee life and health trust in Canada's auto sector, and public sector ELHTs in Ontario's education sector and British Columbia's health sector. Counsel to a number of multi-employer and jointly sponsored pension and benefits funds across Canada. Litigated leading pension cases, including major pension insolvencies at Air Canada and Stelco. Canadian co-counsel in US securities class litigation against Nortel Networks. Member, Pension Asset Expert Advisory Panel, 2016–17. Member, Initial Board of Directors, Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation, 2015–16. Member, Ontario Technical Advisory Panel on Retirement Income System (2014–15). Expert advisor, the Ontario Expert Commission on Pensions (2008). Former Chair, CBA—Ontario, Pension and Benefits Section. Former Chair, Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute (Ontario Region). Fellow of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation, in recognition of work concerning the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. LLB, University of Toronto, '84. AB, Harvard University, '81. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1986 and the BC Bar in 2013.
Year Called to the Bar:
1986 (ON); 2013 (BC)
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