79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1991 (ON)
Civil litigation practice focuses on public, business and international trade and investment law. Has appeared as counsel at all levels of court in Ontario, at the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, before the Supreme Court of Canada, and in commercial and investment arbitrations and before a variety of administrative tribunals. Regularly provides advice to corporations and federal, provincial and municipal governments on North American Free Trade Agreement and WTO matters. Has acted for and advised major Canadian and multinational corporations in respect of investor-state arbitrations under Chapter 11 of NAFTA. Has a significant practice in Aboriginal matters, with extensive experience in Aboriginal negotiations and on advising project developers and lenders on issues respecting the duty to consult with First Nations. Also regularly advises natural resource and energy companies on corporate social responsibility issues. Ontario Bar, 1991. LLM, 1989, Harvard Law School. LLB, 1987, University of Toronto.