Partner and member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Steve is a skilled advocate with more than 25 years’ experience. Steve’s practice focuses on class action, securities, M&A, corporate, commercial, oppression and privacy related litigation. He has represented individual and corporate clients before all levels of trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before various regulatory bodies, including the Ontario Securities Commission. He has defended over a dozen securities and consumer related class actions. Steve's experience also includes representing clients within the context of investigations by securities and law enforcement agencies. He has further undertaken internal investigations on behalf of clients. Steve also advises clients on matters of corporate governance and privacy law. He has spoken at a number of conferences on such topics as shareholder rights plans, coordinating defences and investigations in cross-border securities litigation, trends in class action litigation, the oppression remedy, derivative actions and civil litigation practice. Steve is recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Benchmark Canada, Martindale-Hubbell and Lexpert®. Called to the Ontario Bar (1992).