Marc McAree
Marc McAree
Partner at Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
(416) 862-4820
(416) 863-1938
1 Toronto St, Suite 900, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1995 (ON); 2008 (BC)
Partner. Law Society of Ontario Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. In The Best Lawyers in Canada — Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law for 2019 in Toronto. Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP was Law Firm of the Year Environmental Law for 2021 and 2017. Who’s Who Legal  Environment 2021  Global Elite Thought Leader. Ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Ranked Most Frequently Recommended in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Ranked in The 2022 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Advises on environmental law and litigation involving contaminated land, nuisances, discharges, compliance, approvals, risk mitigation, and insurance. Appears in all Ontario Courts and before administrative tribunals. Appeals environmental orders and approvals. Defends environmental prosecutions. Advises on environmental transactional due diligence. Provides environmental compliance advice. Member of CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section Executive. Former Chair of ABA International Environmental and Resources Law Committee. Former Chair of OBA Environmental Law Section. Frequent author and speaker. MES/LLB Joint Degrees. BA (Hons.) Geography/Urban Studies. Ontario Bar 1995. British Columbia Bar 2008.
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