Partner announcement

Matthew Alter Joins Cassels Brock

February 21, 2012

Cassels Brock is pleased to announce that Matthew Alter has joined the firm as a partner in our Construction and Infrastructure Groups. His practice focuses on representing public and private owners, general contractors and other construction industry participants in all aspects of construction and procurement. He advises clients on project delivery methods and procurement processes, and drafts and negotiates various agreements for construction and infrastructure projects and related acquisitions, including Private Public Partnership arrangements. Matthew also represents participants in all types of contract and project disputes and litigation, including: tendering claims and defences, contractor defaults, interference and delay claims, liens, trust claims, insolvency claims and surety bond claims.

Matthew is the Chair of the International Construction Division of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry – the only non-U.S. lawyer currently serving in such a leadership position. He is also a past Chair of both the Ontario Bar Association’s Construction Law Section and the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Construction Law Specialty Committee, and was also among the first lawyers in Ontario to be certified as a Specialist in Construction Law.

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Matthew Alter

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

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University of Windsor

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