Aird & Berlis partners Fred Cass, Ron Clark and Scott Stoll are among the leading lawyers named in the Lexpert Special Edition: Energy 2020.

Fred is Co-Chair of the Aird & Berlis Energy Group and a member of the firm's Litigation Group. He has practised in the energy and energy regulatory field for over 35 years and has developed deep expertise and knowledge in this area. Fred is a well-regarded energy lawyer who literally wrote the book on Ontario energy law. He is actively sought by participants in regulatory proceedings to provide advice with regard to policy and strategy. 

Ron is a member of the firm's Energy and Corporate/Commercial Groups. He has been retained in connection with power procurement arrangements, development of generation and cogeneration facilities and the Ontario government's clean energy supply and renewable energy supply RFPs and contracts. Having advised numerous clients through the historical and institutional development of the energy market in Ontario, Ron brings extensive experience and perspective to guiding his energy clients through both the immediate and anticipated steps of a transaction.

Scott is a partner and member of the firm's Energy and Litigation Groups. He regularly appears at the Ontario Energy Board and the New Brunswick Energy & Utilities Board on a variety of issues, including rates, licenses and facility applications, expropriation, IESO-administered markets and regulatory compliance. Scott advises proponents responding to government procurement and regularly works with government ministries and agencies to assist clients in developing projects and ensuring innovative approaches comply with regulatory requirements.