Brad is the head of Litigation for Blakes in Toronto. His practice includes both complex commercial cases and precedent-setting public interest litigation. He has appeared as lead counsel across the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before international commercial arbitration panels and administrative tribunals.
Brad is the Past President of The Advocates' Society, the leading association of litigation counsel in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London). Brad taught trial advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School for six years and is a former law clerk to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. He is closely involved with several community agencies, including AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto. He is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the University of Saskatchewan College of Law.
Brad lives in Toronto with his husband of 26 years, Brian Rolfes, the global head of recruiting for McKinsey and Company.