200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1990 (BC)
Brad is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. He is recognized nationally and in British Columbia as a leading counsel in class action defence and complex commercial litigation matters. Brad co-chairs the firm's Class Actions Group, providing strategic direction and co-ordination. He has successfully defended class actions against leading Canadian corporations and financial institutions, as well as multinational corporations, achieving precedent-setting results. His primary practice is before British Columbia courts, but he has also defended class proceedings in Saskatchewan, Alberta and The Northwest Territories. Brad has obtained dismissal of class actions before certification, obtained dismissal of certification applications, and taken class actions to common issues trials. His practice includes considerable appellate experience. He has dealt with consumer and statutory claims, product liability, and competition law claims. His experience includes litigation of commercial and constitutional or other public law issues. Brad is a frequent speaker at conferences on class action defence or litigation generally. He has been recognized many times by peers as leading counsel in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, and Benchmark Canada.