Senior partner in Torkin Manes’ Litigation Group and a highly respected member of the Litigation Bar. Extensive experience as trial counsel; has appeared as appellate counsel before both the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. More than 30 years of experience, significant expertise in commercial litigation and an extensive professional liability practice. Mediation expertise includes: alternative dispute resolution; commercial disputes, including commercial tort claims; shareholder and partnership disputes; real estate and mortgage disputes; damages quantification, including business loss claims, business and share valuations, and real property valuations; employment litigation, including departing employee lawsuits; class proceedings; claims against directors and officers; professional liability claims involving lawyers, realtors, brokers and accountants; and insurance law and insurance coverage disputes. Chair of the Class Proceedings Committee, a tribunal established under the regulations of the Class Proceedings Act, providing funding to plaintiffs in class actions. Frequent speaker at CLE seminars sponsored by The Law Society of Upper Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association.