Todd Burke is a senior litigator in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, professional liability and insurance defence. He also advises clients on risk and crisis management. In 30 years of practice, Todd has represented national and international clients in a number of sectors, including manufacturing, finance, technology, transportation, health and nuclear energy. Recent mandates have focused on class actions, shareholder disputes, oppression claims, real estate disputes, software implementation, environmental contamination, construction disputes, professional negligence and disciplinary proceedings before various professional colleges. Todd also has extensive experience in domestic and international arbitration particularly cases in the commercial, insurance and professional liability fields. He brings a strong crisis management perspective allowing clients to manage both legal and reputational risk. He also lectures on the risks associated with AI. Todd has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The BestLawyers in Canada as well as Benchmark Canada and was the exclusive recipient of the 2021 Client Choice Litigation Award for Canada presented by the International Law Office (ILO) in partnership with Lexology.