Brendan’s practice encompasses a broad range of commercial and civil litigation. Prior to joining Lax O'Sullivan, he practised at the New York office of a leading international law firm where he worked on a wide variety of litigation matters including contractual disputes, antitrust claims, securities and shareholder litigation, white collar crime, and internal commercial arbitration. He has represented pro bono clients before various courts and tribunals including the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Brendan studied law at the University of Toronto, where he was the director of the Advocates for Injured Workers legal clinic and was a caseworker at the Downtown Legal Services clinic in the criminal law division. He spent a semester on exchange in France studying international law at the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Before law school, Brendan was a case officer at the Competition Bureau, where he worked on several cases before the Competition Tribunal. He also worked as a consultant at a professional services firm in London, England where he provided economics and regulatory advice to clients in both the public and private sectors.