Toronto (Canada) - Fasken Martineau recognizes John Campion as he transitions from the Firm, effective December 31, 2016, to continue his legal career in litigation, arbitration and mediation. During his more than 44 years at Fasken Martineau, John established himself as one of Canada’s best known litigators. Some of his notable 300 reported cases in the courts and tribunals across Canada include representation of VIA Rail at the Gomery Inquiry and defence of Maurice Strong at the United Nations Oil-for-Food Investigation. He has made significant contributions to the legal profession and the broader community over the years, serving as an Emeritus Bencher and Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, President of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, President of the Empire Club of Canada, chair of the Audit Committee of the CBC, counsel to two Prime Ministers, and Adjunct Professor of law at Osgoode and Toronto law schools.
“John Campion has been a valued colleague and we are grateful for his contribution to our Firm,” said Peter Feldberg, Firm Managing Partner of Fasken Martineau. “His deep commitment to the practice of law, dedication to clients and service to the community form a legacy of which he can be proud. On behalf of the entire Firm, we wish John the best and thank him for his service.”
John responded, “I have been a proud Partner of Fasken Martineau because of its continual drive for trust, excellence and integrity on behalf of its many clients.”