79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993 (QC); 2008 (ON)
A broad litigation practice, in both Toronto and Montréal, with extensive experience defending class actions across Canada, as well as other corporate/commercial matters. Involved in high-profile multi-jurisdictional class actions relating to product liability (including drugs and medical devices), securities, anti-trust, employment and consumer complaints cases. Has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Québec and Ontario. Chair of CBA’s Task Force on National Class Actions; founder/past chair of OBA’s Class Actions Section; Co-Chair of IBA’s Multi-jurisdictional Class Action/Collective Redress Working Group; and Co-Chair of the International Class Actions Subcommittee of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee of the ABA. Member of the Advisory Group to the Law Reform Commission regarding the Class Proceeding Act. Co-editor of the Class Action Journal. A regular guest speaker and has published numerous articles on class action litigation. Québec Bar, 1993. Ontario Bar, 2008. LLB, 1992, Université de Montréal.