Marc McAree, BA (Hons.), LLB, MES, is a Law Society of Ontario Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. Marc assists clients to manage environmental risks and liabilities while limiting clients’ reputational risk. He brings environmental law expertise to: contaminated land/brownfields clean ups, environmental-aspects of transactions, environmental insurance, environmental compliance, environmental approval and order appeals, and defence of environmental prosecutions and environmental civil actions. He is recognized for his excellence in advocating for clients in environmental civil litigation at all levels of Ontario courts, defence of clients against environmental regulatory prosecutions, and appearances before Ontario’s Land Tribunal and other administrative decision-makers on appeals and at hearings. He is named in The 2023 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading Top 500 Lawyers in Canada. He is named Best Lawyers 2019 “Lawyer of the Year”—Toronto Environmental Law and is selected annually by Best Lawyers for Environmental Law and Municipal Law for 2023. He is ranked as a Global Leader in WWL: Environment and a National Leader in WWL Canada: Environment. Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers is recognized in The Globe and Mail's list of Canada's Best Law Firms for 2023!