Glenn Zacher
Glenn Zacher
(416) 869-5688
(416) 947-0866
199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1994 (BC); 2000 (ON)
Glenn Zacher is a partner at the Toronto office in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group and Co-Head of the Energy Group. His practice focuses on energy regulatory law and litigation. Glenn’s energy dispute/regulatory practice includes representing public agencies and private sector companies (generators, transmitters, developers) before administrative tribunals (National Energy Board, Ontario Energy Board) and in review and appeal proceedings, including before the Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. He also acts for energy clients in complex commercial litigation disputes. Glenn is co-author of Energy Regulation in Ontario, a leading Ontario text on energy regulatory law. He was recognized in Benchmark Canada as the 2016 and 2018 Energy/Resources Litigator of the Year, Chambers Global and Chambers Canada as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Energy: Power, The Legal 500 Canada as a leading lawyer in Energy: Power, and The Best Lawyers in Canada in Energy Regulatory, among others. Glenn is a member of the firm’s Professional and Ethics Committee. He is also a member of the Energy Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association (Natural Resources and Energy Section), and The Advocates’ Society.
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On January 29, 2004, Fortis Inc. completed a public offering of eight million first preference units, each consisting of one series D first preference share and one series E first preference share purchase warrant, at $6.25 per unit, for gross proceeds of $50 million.