66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001
Partner in the Litigation Group and Head of the Government Law & Political Risk team. An experienced trial and arbitration advocate, specializing in large-scale infrastructure, energy, and innovation projects that have a significant public policy component. Appears before courts and arbitration panels in scenarios where public reputation and strategic direction contribute to defining litigation success. Draws on his wealth of continuing experience in complex commercial litigation to provide his clients with broad strategic advice. Advises high-profile political and business leaders on legal matters in the political sector and is one of Canada’s premier experts on political ethics law, conflicts of interest, election finance, and lobbying. Represents both high public office holders and major corporations before federal and provincial Parliamentary Commissioners and Parliamentary committees. Serves as a strategic legal advisor on complex projects. In such circumstances, regulation is often catching up with new realities created by technology, revolutionary business models, and major shifts in public policy. Clients rely on him to navigate uncharted legal waters with creativity and multi-lateral thinking.