Jim is an experienced litigator handling complex commercial disputes. Prior to founding Tyr LLP in 2019, he was a senior Litigation partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. He excels at identifying critical business issues in client’s litigation and resolving them in practical ways to achieve client’s business objectives. His expertise includes shareholder and oppression remedy actions, class actions, securities disputes, insolvency, gaming and competition matters. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada and various other courts and tribunals across the country. Jim has received numerous recognitions including Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Securities and Class Actions; Lexpert Special Edition — Litigation; Chambers Canada: Litigation, General Commercial; Benchmark Canada Litigation Star in Competition and General Commercial; and Best Lawyers in Canada: Class Action Litigation, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Director & Officer Liability, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring and Securities Law. Jim was awarded Gaming Law Lawyer of the Year 2018, Toronto.