Neil McCormick is a senior associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Business Law Group. Neil's practice focuses extensively on not-for-profit corporations, whom he regularly assists with a variety of governance-related issues. In particular, Neil has developed expertise in (a) incorporating, and managing issues relating to, multi-stakeholder boards of directors; (b) the fiduciary duties of directors and officers; and (c) statutes governing not-for-profit corporations, including "special act" corporations.
In his commercial law practice, Neil regularly assists clients in the broadcasting and not-for-profit realms to draft and negotiate various agreements relating to Canadian and international matters, including funding agreements, affiliation agreements, service agreements, and agreements to commercialize intellectual property. Neil is also interested in legal issues relating to the intersection of business and the environment, and has written a number of articles on related topics, such as developments in the electricity sector.