Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Extensive experience with public company M&A transactions, corporate finance matters, proxy contests and corporate governance. Recent M&A transactions include the merger of Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT with Northwest International Healthcare Properties REIT, competing take-over bids by KingSett Capital and H&R REIT for Primaris Retail REIT; competing bids by London Stock Exchange and Maple Group for the Toronto Stock Exchange; competing bids by Royal Gold and Franco-Nevada for International Royalty Corporation and the sale of Genuity Capital to Canaccord Financial. Recent proxy contests include solicitation by Oxford Park Group of Extendicare. Lectures securities law for students of University of Western Ontario and University of Windsor. Contributing editor for Corporate Financings, a Federated Press publication. Director of Woodbridge Group, WB Family Foundation, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, Bridgepoint Hospital Foundation and Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute Foundation. Admitted to Ontario Bar in 1982.