Born in Toronto, Ontario. Education at the University of Toronto, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1989. Partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto from 2001 to 2003. Partner and associate at Gowling, Lafleur & Henderson LLP in Toronto from 1989 to 2001. Chair of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario and the Financial Services Tribunal from 1999 to 2003; Vice Chair of the Commission and Tribunal from 1998 to 1999. Member of the Society of Ontario Arbitrators and Regulators, past member of the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association - Pension & Benefits subsection, of the steering committee of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute, and of the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association. Co-author of The Law of Trusts, published by Irwinlaw, August 2005. Appointed Prothonotary of the Federal Court on September 25, 2003.
Address: Federal Court, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3L6.0H9.