Partner in the firm’s Business Law Group in Toronto. Core practice involves advising on M&A and capital markets transactions. Purchasers, vendors, targets and board committees rely on his advice on purchase and sale of shares and assets of public and private companies. Issuers, dealers and investors look to him for advice on offerings of equity and debt securities by way of private placement and prospectus (including initial public offerings, new issues and secondary offerings). Also advises clients on continuous disclosure and corporate governance matters. In 2008, named among "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40". Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (M&A, Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Corporate Commercial and Corporate Mid-Market). Serves on faculty of The Directors College, Canada’s first university accredited corporate director development program. Teaches seminar for advanced securities law courses at University of Windsor and University of Western Ontario. Received Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) from School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1993, and LLB from the Osgoode Hall Law School in 1997. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1999.