Jonathan provides strategic advice to various energy sector participants, including electricity generators (renewable, conventional and nuclear), as well as electricity and gas transmitters and distributors.
He is regularly involved in matters before the Ontario Energy Board, including with respect to rates, licensing and leave to construct proceedings. In addition, Jonathan advises on energy-related project development, interconnection processes, regulatory and contractual matters, as well as on energy regulatory considerations in energy M&A and financings.
Chambers Canada—recognized practitioner in energy: provincial regulatory, Ontario (2019-2020)
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy law (2021)
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in energy: electricity (2021)
Before joining Torys, Jonathan was an associate at another Toronto firm, where his practice focused on energy regulatory and environmental law. Jonathan began his career as in-house counsel at Ontario Power Generation, where his broad regulatory practice served all areas of the company, including its nuclear, thermal and hydroelectric business units. Jonathan is a contributing author of sentencing digests for The Prosecution and Defence of Environmental Offences (S. Berger) and Litigator from WestlawNext Canada.
Memberships and Affiliations
Jonathan is a member of the Natural Resources and Energy Section, as well as the Environment Section of the Ontario Bar Association.