Partner in Torkin Manes’ Construction Law and Commercial Litigation Groups. Practises commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Dispute resolution practice includes breach of contract, construction claims, professional negligence, disputes relating to real property as well as partnership and shareholder disputes. Also experienced in domestic and international arbitrations and cross-border litigation. Represents entrepreneurs, developers, contractors, and both public and private corporations, in achieving effective, timely and cost-efficient resolution of disputes. Has lectured in the legal profession and to industry groups on a variety of construction and commercial litigation topics. In addition to his recognition by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2021, Michael has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 as a leading Construction Law practitioner.