Marc McAree - Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

Marc McAree

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 416-862-4820

I am an Environmental Law Specialist, Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada. I provide advice and solutions to a wide range of clients that help them overcome their environmental law and litigation issues. I also hold a Masters degree in Environmental Studies and am called to the bars of Ontario and British Columbia.

I am named in the 2015 and 2016 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. I am also recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for Environmental Law, Who’s Who Legal – Canada and Who’s Who Legal – Environment. My peers rank me as “AV Preeminent” in Martindale-Hubbell and as “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Canadian Legal Lexpert directory.

Environmental Law -  I provide specialist advice and solutions on all aspects of environmental law, including expertise with contaminated land/brownfields and environmental compliance and approvals. I help clients reduce and manage environmental risk and liability, including assistance with transactional due diligence. 

Environmental Litigation - I represent clients at all levels of Ontario Courts on actions, applications, judicial reviews and appeals. I defend clients against environmental prosecutions and appear before the Environmental Review Tribunal and other administrative law decision-makers. I have particular expertise litigating soil and groundwater contaminant impacts, and nuisance and odour issues.

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Rankings and Awards

Rankings and Awards

  • Certified Specialist in Environmental Law, Law Society of Upper Canada, since 2004
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2015 and 2016 Lexpert™®/American Lawyer Guide To The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
  • Peer selected annually for The Best Lawyers in Canada©—Environmental Law
  • Rated “Consistently Recommended” in the Canadian Legal Lexpertdirectory
  • Named annually in the international Who’s Who Legal—Environment andWho’s Who Legal—Canada
  • Ranked “AV® Preeminent™” by peers in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recipient, Linda Adlam Manning Award for Volunteerism, Ontario Bar Association, 2009

Office Location

4 King Street West, Suite 900
Toronto, ON M5H 1B6

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

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