OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation, 2013

OBA Award for Excellence in Insurance law, 2008

Law Society of Ontario Medal for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2008

Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, 1990

Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation

Queen’s Counsel, 1979

Rated in both Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada for over 20 years in:

  • Professional Negligence

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Product Liability

  • Officer and Director Liability

Martindale A rating for 30 years

President, Advocates’ Society of Ontario, 1990 – 1991

President, Hamilton Law Association, 1979

President, Hamilton Medical-Legal Society, 1978

Founding Chair, Sopinka Cup

Advisory Committee on Judicial Appointments (Federal), 5 years

Service to the Community

Dundas Valley School of Art, Board and Chair

Hamilton Regional Arts Council, Board and Chair

United Way, Legal Chair and Committee Member

Neighbour 2 Neighbour Community Food Centre, Capital Campaign Chair

McMaster University, President’s Club, Chair and Member

McMaster University, Honorary Alumni