Partner and national leader of BLG's Private Company Group. Toronto regional leader of BLG's Corporate Commercial Group. Practice covers a variety of areas, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial agreements, private equity investment, shareholder relations, joint ventures, partnerships and corporate governance. Particular interest in laws governing partnerships and joint ventures, assisting clients with numerous related matters, including joint venture and partnership syndications, partnership dissolutions, and professional partnerships. Adjunct Professor of mergers & acquisitions at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. Frequent writer on issues concerning directors' and officers' liability. Member of numerous private company and not-for-profit boards. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.