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. Ranked in The 2024 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. In The Best Lawyers in Canada — “Lawyer of the Year” for Environmental Law for 2019 in Toronto. Who’s Who Legal — Environment 2023 — “Global Elite Thought Leader.” Ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Ranked Most Frequently Recommended in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP awarded “Law Firm of the Year” — Environmental Law in 2017, 2021 and 2024. Advises on environmental law and environmental litigation re: contaminated land, nuisances, discharges, compliance, approvals, risk mitigation, professional negligence 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. Former member of CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section Executive. Former Chairs of ABA International Environmental and Resources Law Committee and OBA Environmental Law Section. Frequent author and speaker. MES/LLB Joint Degrees. Ontario Bar 1995. British Columbia Bar 2008.
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