Michael is Osler’s National Innovation Leader and Chair of the firm’s Commercial Group. He practices as a member of the Technology Group. Michael represents industry leading and emerging IT service providers, software publishers, hardware manufacturers, online vendors and other technology focused enterprises. He has extensive experience in all areas of information technology, with sub-specialties in cloud computing, government procurement, and privacy. Michael is actively involved in numerous public policy initiatives related to technology and data, including Canada’s national data strategy, artificial intelligence, procurement modernization and privacy. He works closely with the Information Technology Association of Canada on many of these initiatives.
Recognized in numerous peer rankings in the areas of Computer and IT Law, Public Procurement and Technology Law. Former chair of Osler’s Technology Group and former co-lead of Osler’s legal project management program.
Information Technology Association of Canada, Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group, IT/Can Law Association, Canadian Bar Association
University of British Columbia, LL.B.