Partner in the Toronto office. Focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on professional negligence and commercial litigation, and a focus on the conduct of trials and appeals in civil cases and before administrative tribunals. Extensive experience with professional liability claims and proceedings in the areas of engineering, medicine, accounting and mining. Extensive trial and appellate work representing physicians in medical malpractice claims and before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Prosecuted matters for the Association of Professional Engineers for 15 years and continues to be involved in various civil actions involving various engineering issues. Has acted for a number of banks, shareholders and businesses in a wide range of commercial disputes and regularly acts for large accounting firms. In recent years, has been involved in a number of class proceedings and continues to practise in that area. A writer and speaker on topics including privacy issues, privilege, risk management, various medico-legal issues, and advocacy. Certified by the Law Society of Ontario since 2008 as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. A former member of faculty at the University of Toronto Law School, where he taught trial advocacy. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1989.