Michael Mahoney is an associate in our Municipal, Planning and Environmental Law Group. Michael focuses his practice on the areas of planning, municipal, expropriation and environmental law. His experience in these fields includes land development litigation work at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board), Ontario Superior Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has experience vetting land development applications, as well as handling Expropriations Act, Building Code, and Ontario Heritage Act matters. He has worked extensively with corporate, municipal and institutional clients. Michael also has experience conducting due diligence for land use and environmental issues within corporate transactions, serving clients in a number of different industries in Toronto and across Canada.
Prior to joining Cassels Brock as an associate, Michael was both an articling and summer student at the firm.
Michael is a graduate of the J.D. program at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. At Schulich, he competed in French at the Laskin Moot Competition for administrative and constitutional law where he won a second place team award for written factum. He also spent four months studying international business and tax law and European market law at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, in the fall of 2014. Prior to law school, Michael graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts, in an Arts & Business program.