John Mascarin is a member of Aird & Berlis LLP's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group.
John practices in the areas of local government and municipal law, development, land use and planning law, and building and construction regulation. He provides advice, counsel and representation to both private and public sector clients on all matters relating to municipal law as well as land use planning and development matters, including development charges, building regulatory matters and various contractual arrangements. John appears regularly before municipal councils, committees, public authorities and boards, administrative tribunals (particularly the Ontario Municipal Board) and the Ontario Courts.
John is an acknowledged expert on the Municipal Act, 2001 and on matters pertaining to municipal powers, authorities and jurisdiction. His opinions and comments respecting municipal law are much sought after by the media as demonstrated by his many interviews on television and radio as well as in numerous print sources.
John is also an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where he regularly teaches courses in both municipal and planning law for the J.D. and LL.M. programs.