Partner and member of BLG's Health Law Group. Civil litigator specializing in health law, particularly the representation of hospitals and their employees in medical malpractice claims, inquests, health tribunal reviews, and consent and capacity hearings. Provides counsel, advice, advocacy, and policy review to health-care providers on a wide range of policies and issues, including health information and documentation, disclosure of adverse events, child and adolescent health, end of life, medical assistance in dying, and consent to treatment issues. Past President of the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto. Frequent speaker and educator on health law issues. Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2010 (Health Care Law; Medical Negligence; Personal Injury Litigation). Recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Health Law in 2019. Graduated from the University of Ottawa Law School. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1986. Also has undergraduate bachelor degrees in both biology and philosophy from McMaster University.
Updated April 2022