Education & Credentials
University of Western OntarioB.A., 1991
University of ManitobaLL.B., 1994
University of Waterloo, Conrad Grebel University2003
- Alternate Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Negotiation Skills, Levels 1 and 2
Called to the Bar of Ontario1996
Practice involves advising and representing clients in connection with all facets of business, contract and shareholder related litigation, with an emphasis on employment, real estate litigation, mortgage enforcement and debt collection.
Employment law practice includes drafting, reviewing and advising clients in respect of employment, confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements.
Extensive experience litigating cases involving wrongful dismissal claims and breaches of non-solicitation and non-competition agreements.
Regularly acts on behalf of institutional, syndicated and private mortgage lenders in enforcing and realizing upon mortgage security by way of Ontario Court proceedings involving power of sale, foreclosure or the appointment of receivers.
Legal counsel to the Sheriff of the City of Toronto in connection with administering and conducting land sales pursuant to the Ontario Execution Act.
Represents many domestic and foreign companies and collection agencies in enforcing security and collecting debt in Ontario.
Acts on behalf of all types of businesses in connection with commercial and real estate related matters.
Often called upon to litigate disputes involving the interpretation of insurance contracts, as well as prosecuting and defending professional malpractice and personal injury claims.
Law Society of Upper Canada
The Advocates Society
Ontario Bar Association
Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
Co-Author, “COVID-19 Return-to-Work Checklist from a Canadian Employment Law Perspective,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert, May 2020
Co-Author, “Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19 in Ontario,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert, April 2020
Co-author, “Practical Business Issues and COVID-19”, Dickinson Wright Client Alert, April 2020
Co-Author, "COVID-19: The Essential Need-to-Know Guide for Employers and Employees," Dickinson Wright Client Alert, April 2020
“The Triumph of Principle: An Analysis of the Hearsay Revolution in Canada” – The Advocates Quarterly, Volume 25, Number 1, November, 2001
“Rule 49 – Tipping the Scales in Favour of Plaintiffs” – The Advocates Quarterly, Vol. 23, Numbers 1 & 2, June, 2000