Partner and member of BLG’s Corporate Commercial Group. Experienced corporate and business transactions lawyer and trusted legal advisor to his clients. Practises corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border M&A and divestitures, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and finance. Represents Canadian and foreign public and private companies, financial institutions and private equity sponsors. Clients range from emerging companies to market leaders operating across a broad spectrum of industries including technology, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, food, energy, life sciences, health care and retail. Thoroughly familiar with the business and legal challenges regularly faced by emerging and established technology companies. Member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association and American Bar Association. Frequent speaker at conferences and a former Adjunct Professor at Western University Law School (Advanced M&A). Graduated from Faculty of Law - Queen’s University (1995) and Department of Mechanical Engineering - University of Toronto (1989). Admitted to the Ontario Bar (1997).