Practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on capital markets transactions, public company advice and mergers and acquisitions. Has led numerous public offerings and private placements on the part of both issuers and underwriters, including several initial public offerings and cross-border financings. Regularly acts for acquiring and target companies, boards of directors and financial advisers, in both friendly deals and hostile takeovers. Directorships include: St. Francis Xavier University, Royal Ontario Museum and Covenant House Toronto. Ontario Bar, 1993. New York Bar, 2000. LLM (International Law), 1992, Cambridge University. LLB, 1990, University of Toronto. BA (Honours), 1987, St. Francis Xavier University.