Experience

Awards and Recognition

Named one of the World's "45 under 45" in international arbitration by the Global Arbitration Review in 2006.

Included on the Who's Who of International Arbitrators roster since 2007.

Named to List of Leaders in the Field of International Trade Law in Canada by Chambers Global in 2009.

First added to the GAR 100 List of Leading Specialist International Arbitration Firms by the Global Arbitration Review in 2011.

Academic Appointments

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, Graduate Faculty Advisor, 2010 to 2011;

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2008 to 2010;

University of Calgary Faculty of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2007 to 2008;

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, Stephen Dattels Fellow in Mining & Finance Law, 2007;

Washington College of Law, American University, Adjunct Professor, 2004 to 2007;

Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee, Lecturer and Research Fellow, 2000 to 2005;

University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2001 & 2003 to 2004;

Chicago Kent School of Law; Visiting Professor, 2004;

Arizona State College of Law; Visiting Professor, 2004;

University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Assistant Professor, 2002 to 2003;

University of Ottawa Faculty of Law; Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002;

University of San Diego School of Law; Visiting Professor, 2001; and

Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2000.

Editorial Positions

Transnational Dispute Management Online, Maris Publishers, Articles Editor, 2010 to present.

OGEMID Forum, Maris Publishers, Deputy Editor, 2009

Transnational Dispute Management Online, Maris Publishers, Transition Committee Member, 2008 to 2009.

Investmentclaims.com, Oxford University Press, Special Editorial Advisor and Board Member, 2007 to Present.

Global Arbitration Review, LBR Ltd, Editorial Board Member, 2005 to Present.

International Legal Materials, American Society of International Law, Corresponding Editor, 2003 to Present.

Transnational Dispute Management Online, Maris Publishers, Associate Editor, 2004 to 2007.

Asper Review of International Trade & Business Law, Editorial Board Member, 2002 to 2005.

Governmental Experience

International Trade Policy Analyst, Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, 1998 to 1999;

Law Clerk to the Hon. Mr. Justice Howard Wetston, Federal Court of Canada, Ottawa, 1997 to 1998;

Policy Analyst and Consultant, Regulatory Affairs Division, Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, Ottawa, 1993 to 1996; and

Policy and Appeals Officer, Customs Tariff Policy and Administration, Canada Border Services Agency, Ottawa, 1990 & 1991.

Other Professional Experience

Articled Clerk [i.e. trainee lawyer], Ogilvy Renault LLP [now Norton Rose LLP], Ottawa, 1996 to 1997

Education

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan

SJD, 2011
International Economic Law
LLM, 2002
International Economic Law

University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

LLM, 1998
Public International Law

University of Western Ontario London, Ontario

LLB, 1996
Public Law Concentration
MA, 1993
Foreign Relations and Public Policy

University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario

Hons BA, 1992
Political Science Major, History Minor

Memberships

Law Society of Upper Canada

February 1999
Called to the Bar of Ontario

Canadian Bar Association

1995 to Present
Member
1996
Ontario Student Achievement Award
1997 to 1998
Ontario General Council Representative
1998 to 2006
Ontario Executive Committee Member,
International Law Section
2006 to 2007
National Executive Committee Member, International Law Section

American Bar Association

1999 to Present
International Law Section Member
2004 to 2006
Vice-Chair, Committee on International Trade Law

American Society of International Law

2000 to Present
Member
2003 to 2005
Executive Committee Member, International Economic Law Section
2012 to 2013
Member, 2013 Annual Meeting Program Committee

International Law Association

2003 to Present
Member
2004 to 2006
Member, Special Working Group on Foreign Investment

International Chamber of Commerce

2003 to 2011
Member
2005
Named to Canadian Roster of Arbitrators
2010-2011
Member, Taskforce on Investor-State Arbitration

Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners Organization

2004 to 2008
Founding Member
2004 to 2007
Member, Board of Directors

International Bar Association

2005 to Present
Member

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

2005 to 2011
Sponsoring Member of the Investment Treaty Forum

London Court of International Arbitration

2006 to Present
Member, North American Users' Council

Society of International Economic Law

2007 to Present
Founding Member
2007-2012
Member, Board of Directors

Institute for Transnational Arbitration

2009 to Present

Member, Academic Council

2012 to 2016