Profile

BRIEF OVERVIEW

  • I have big-firm training (BLG) and years of hands-on in-house experience. I count among my clients film producers, software companies, Oscar winners, advertising agencies, renowned musicians, animation houses, national publishers, etc. I write for The Canadian Bar Association’s the Addendum and Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
  • As a content provider, I have extensive experience working with local, national and international companies, including Quebecor, J. Walter Thompson, CJAD Radio, Just for Laughs Festival, Spafax Publishing, Time Out Magazine, among others. I have worked in television, film, radio, advertising, print, internet content, and most other forms of media.

AWARDS

  • Law: 2011 Gold Kenneth R Wilson Award
  • Law: Winner of 2004 Leon Levinson Award
  • Media: National Magazine Award Merit Prize (2008)
  • Media: Canada Council Award for Writing
  • During my years as Executive Editor of enRoute Magazine, the publication, staff and its contributors, won close to 50 national and international prizes, including multiple Ozzie Awards (NYC), National Magazine Awards and Applied Arts Awards.

Legal Experience

  • Media Lawyer (current)
  • Member of the Quebec Bar (2007)

Editorial Experience

Editor / Executive Editor

  • Strut Magazine, managing director
  • enRoute Magazine, executive editor (enroutemag.com)
  • MTL Magazine, editor
  • Montreal Mirror, editor
  • The Face Magazine, contract sub-editor (UK)
  • Time Out Magazine, contract sub-editor (UK)
  • Cycle Canada, copy editor

Content Development

  • Spafax Canada, director of content development (spafax.com)
  • VISA/CIBC, national promotional print
  • American Express, national promotional print
  • Air Canada, international corporate print
  • IATA, promotional magazines
  • EasyCafé UK, internet content (2 million viewers per month)
  • Orange UK, on-site Formula 1 internet content
  • Aiglon College, corporate print (Switzerland)
  • J. Walter Thompson, advertising copy
  • City of Villars-sur-Ollon, advertising copy (Switzerland)

Writer

Published multiple articles in, among others:

  • The National Magazine (Canadian Bar Association, frequent contributor)
  • Canadian Lawyer Magazine (Cover Story May 2010, Dec 2011, frequent contributor)
  • The Addendum (Canadian Bar Association, frequent contributor)
  • AOL 2010 travel guides to Toronto, Vancouver, Whistler
  • Royal Wings Magazine (UK / Jordan)
  • enRoute Magazine
  • Robb Report (USA)
  • Cycle Canada
  • Strut Magazine
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • The Montreal Mirror
  • Time Out Magazine (UK)
  • City Life News (Japan)
  • Wcities guide to Lausanne
  • 10Best guide to Montreux
  • Canadian Cycling

Selected Published Articles