Senior member of Torkin Manes’ Litigation group and a highly respected member of the Litigation Bar. Extensive experience as trial counsel; has appeared as appellate counsel before both the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. More than 35 years of experience, with significant expertise in commercial litigation and professional liability/insurance litigation including commercial disputes; shareholder and partnership disputes; real estate and mortgage disputes; damages quantification, including business loss claims, business and share valuations, and real property valuations; employment litigation, including departing employee lawsuits; class proceedings; claims against directors and officers; professional liability claims involving lawyers, realtors, brokers and accountants; and insurance law and insurance coverage disputes. Experienced mediator and arbitrator. Former Chair of the Class Proceedings Committee, a tribunal established under the regulations of the Class Proceedings Act, providing funding to plaintiffs in class actions. Frequent speaker at CLE seminars sponsored by the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.