340 Albert St, Suite 1750, Constitution Square, Tower 3, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 2006 (ON)
Elder is an experienced litigator and trusted advisor who has worked with leading domestic and international businesses on critical questions of legal liability, risk management, regulatory and political approvals, foreign investment, industrial policy, national security issues, crisis response, public law and public policy. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with considerable experience before judges, juries and administrative tribunals. His litigation work includes a broad range of complex commercial disputes and class actions, including cases featuring competition, shareholder activism, defamation, governance, regulatory and professional liability issues. Elder also advises on the management of internal and regulatory investigations involving range of alleged misconduct, particularly in situations of media scrutiny or high reputational or legal risk. On transactions, he advises on competition, foreign investment, national security, political and reputational risk issues. He has provided systemic risk management advice to sophisticated Canadian and multinational clients in various sectors. Elder brings deep private- and public-sector experience to bear on his clients' problems.