22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Senior partner and the Toronto regional leader of the Energy Markets Group. Mark specializes in the commercial, regulatory, and government relations components of the electricity and natural gas sectors, and regarding municipal water infrastructure renewal. For over 30 years he has served as counsel to a range of stakeholders including municipal, provincial, and national governments; large industrial, institutional, and commercial energy consumers; local distribution companies and their municipal shareholders; transmitters; generators; energy retailers; out-of-province electricity importers; and energy regulators. Mark is a director at EMERA Nova Scotia Power (Halifax) and Logistec Corporation (Montréal) and is Chairman of the Canadian National Trust for Scotland Foundation. For years, Mark has been recognized in Chambers Global (Energy: Power), The Legal 500 Canada as one of BLG’s leading lawyers, and in PLC Which Lawyer? in the Energy and Natural Resources Multi-Jurisdictional Guide. For the past decade, he has been named one of the top 500 lawyers in Canada by Lexpert®/ALM 500 Directory because of his expertise in the electricity field. He was also the recipient of the Energy Bear Award by the Canadian Energy Law Forum for his contributions to the Canadian energy sector.
On January 31, 2017, PowerStream Holdings Inc., Enersource Holdings Inc. and Horizon Holdings Inc. amalgamated to form Alectra Inc. Immediately after their amalgamation, Alectra Inc.’s subsidiaries, PowerStream Inc., Enersource Hydro Mississauga Inc. and Horizon Utilities Corp. amalgamated to form Alectra Utilities Corp. Alectra Utilities Corp. is expected to complete its acquisition of Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. on February 28, 2017.