Bill McNamara is a commercial lawyer whose practice emphasizes the defense of product liability class actions, anti-trust law, infrastructure and construction claims, banking law, insolvency, restructuring, and corporate disputes. Bill has appeared before the courts in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta, as well as the Competition Tribunal, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, and numerous private arbitral panels. He is fluent in English and French and conducts trials in both languages. Bill was recognized by Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: International as a leading lawyer in life sciences (2011-2013) and Who’s Who Legal: Canada as a leading Canadian lawyer in life sciences (2014), as well as Practical Law Company’s Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook (2007-2011). Throughout his career, Bill has represented organizations including Bayer, Tecumseh Products, Merck Frost Canada, Wyeth Canada, Pfizer, Sears Canada, and many others. He served as counsel to the Royal Canadian Commission of Inquiry into the Presence of War Criminals in Canada between 1985 and 1987. Bill is a member of the Advocates’ Society and has served in various roles with the Canadian Bar Association, including President.