C. Clifford Lax, QC, LSM, was called to the Ontario Bar in 1970, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1982 and awarded the Law Society Medal in 2008. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Past president of The Advocates’ Society. Arbitrator, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA). Arbitrator, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Member, Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society. Member, American Dispute Resolution Center. Past national chairman, environmental law, CBA. Past provincial chairman of American College of Trial Lawyers. Wide range of experience in major litigation and arbitration work, spanning all fields with emphasis on complex corporate commercial and securities disputes, real estate transactions, environmental liability and defamation. Languages: English and French.