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Ron Clark

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Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 1994


Ron Clark is a partner and a member of the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group and Energy Team.

Practice

Ron's corporate/commercial practice includes advising corporations, financial institutions, municipalities and individuals on commercial agreements, asset and share purchase transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and secured lending transactions.

Ron's energy practice has involved counselling stakeholder groups, retailers, distributors and generators on legislative and policy matters relating to electricity markets. He has been retained in connection with power procurement arrangements, development of generation and cogeneration facilities and the Ontario government's clean energy supply and renewable energy supply RFPs and contracts. He has been involved in electricity restructuring in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Albania, Macedonia and the Regional Southeast European market. He has also chaired the Ontario Energy Association's Task Force on Ontario's proposed electricity legislation.

Ron previously served as a diplomat with the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, with postings in Ottawa and Brussels.




Special Designation

Listed as a "Leading Lawyer" in Energy: Power by The Legal 500 Canada

Recommended by Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business as a top practitioner in Energy, Power (Transactional) (Canada)

Recognized in Legal Media Group's Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Natural Resource Lawyers as a leading practitioner in Canada

Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Government Contracts as a leading lawyer in Canada

Named in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Energy (Electricity)




MembershipsCanadian/Ontario Bar Association (Natural Resources and Energy Section)
New York State Bar
Ontario Energy Network
Canadian International Council


Professional Activities

Instructor, "Power Purchase Agreements" - Osgoode Hall Law School Professional LLM in Energy and Infrastructure Law

Co-author with Fred D. Cass and Scott A. Stoll, Ontario Energy Law: Electricity, December 2012, published by LexisNexis Canada

Former Chair, Ontario Energy Association Conservation and Technology Committee

Past-President, Canadian Institute of International Affairs (Toronto Branch)




Education

Admitted to the New York Bar, 1989
LL.M., International Legal Studies, New York University, 1988
LL.B., York University, 1987
B.A., Political Science, Carleton University, 1984

*Practising as a professional corporation