Ernie is an arbitrator, mediator and investigator with ADR Chambers.
Ernie is an arbitrator with expertise in commercial matters, corporate disputes, contracts, business succession, partnership disputes, investment dealers, securities and banking. His range of knowledge includes real estate, human rights, workplace disputes, construction, transportation, mining, education, entertainment, indigenous issues, healthcare, public policy, and sports.
As Ontario’s 23rd Premier, Ernie directed the operation of the largest provincial government in Canada. He has had an extensive 24-year career in the public sector, including serving as Ontario’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance from 1995-2001. In the private sector, he has served as Canadian Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor of Credit Suisse First Boston. He has advised Canadian and International clients on investment banking, equities, and fixed income matters.
Ernie practiced corporate, commercial and real estate law and acted as Counsel for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He has served as Chair of the Ontario Olympic Sports and Waterfront Development Agency and Chair of the Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council.
Ernie serves as an advisor, consultant or board member for several firms, as well as several other North American and international companies.
Ernie has also served on the charitable boards of Special Olympics Canada and WildAid Canada and is currently chairman of the Justin Eves Foundation.
Ernie was called to the Ontario bar in 1972 after graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School. In 1983 he was made a Queen’s Counsel and in 2015, he received a Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) from the University of Windsor.
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