Senior Counsel, Electronic Arts
Senior Counsel, Electronic Arts: November 2005 – Present (8 years 1 month)Vancouver, British Columbia
Responsible for the oversight and management of the legal team in Canada and the delivery of legal services to EA’s Canadian operations. Currently EA operates in 5 Provinces with more than 2000 full and part time employees based in Canada.
The Canadian legal team consists of three lawyers, a paralegal, an immigration specialist and an administrative assistant.
Responsible for providing advice, delivering training and assisting in the development of policy for internal clients on a broad range of legal issues including:
a) “People Matters” – employment, immigration, compensation and benefits, human rights, workers’ compensation, privacy, pension and benefits, and performer related issues;
b) “Corporate Matters” real estate, M&A, licensing, and ecommerce; and
c) Litigation – management of Canadian based litigation
Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP: April 2000 – November 2005 (5 years 8 months)
Employment and Labour Law Practice
Associate, Owen Bird Law Corporation: March 1998 – April 2000 (2 years 2 months)
General Litigation Practice”