Jeff is a senior trial and appellate counsel with a national practice focusing on corporate/commercial, securities, insolvency and pension litigation. A significant aspect of Jeff’s practice involves defending class actions. He also regularly acts as counsel in constitutional and administrative proceedings. Jeff has appeared before courts in five Canadian provinces, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. He also appeared before many administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Financial Services Tribunal, the Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Tribunal. Jeff is a frequent speaker on class action and other litigation related topics. For more than 15 years, he has been an instructor at a program jointly sponsored by Osgoode Professional Development and The Advocates' Society on written advocacy, and has been a guest lecturer at the Osgoode Hall Law School intensive trial advocacy program. Jeff was a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Auditing and Assurance Standards Board's Task Force, updating the Joint Policy Statement on audit inquiries.