Counsel in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice includes broadcasting and cable television regulation, satellite services, copyright collectives, internet media, cultural industries and trade law, and telecommunications regulation. Recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of Entertainment Law and Telecommunications in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and Chambers Global. Author of numerous articles and publications, including the Canadian Broadcasting Regulatory Handbook, the standard reference on CRTC regulations and policies, now in its 14th edition. Former Co-chair of the National Conference on Communications Law and Policy convened by the LSO every two years. Special Counsel to the CRTC (1974–78), acting as Commission Counsel in numerous broadcasting and telecommunications regulatory proceedings. Was a member of the Canadian delegation to the G7 Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Brussels, 1995. Past National Chair of the Media and Communications Section of the CBA. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1969.
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