Jeff is a senior trial and appellate counsel with a national practice focusing on corporate/commercial, securities, constitutional, competition and pension law matters. A significant aspect of Jeff's practice involves defending class actions. He also regularly acts as counsel in regulatory and administrative/regulatory proceedings.
Jeff has appeared as counsel before courts in five Canadian provinces as well as before the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before many administrative tribunals, including the Financial Services Tribunal, the Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Tribunal.
In a recent survey of in-house counsel conducted by Acritas, legal research experts, one of Jeff's clients noted: "He does all of our high-value litigation, and he's just an exceptional litigation lawyer. He's an incredibly sound lawyer with legal skills and with practical advice." Other client comments about Jeff have included: "He's done extremely significant litigation for us. Just top-notch for decades" and "very knowledgeable about our business and a strong commercial litigator. Very practical and very thoughtful, which is what you want in a litigator."