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James MacLellan graduated from
Following graduation, James was employed by The Guarantee Company of North America in the Contract Surety Department as a financial analyst and then as a surety claims adjuster. In September 1990, he began law school at the
James has spent his legal career at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (formerly known as Borden & Elliott), C
James specializes in construction and surety law. This work includes both litigation as well as corporate/commercial matters. On behalf of his clients, he has appeared in all levels of the Court in
James is a Visiting Lecturer for the Surety and Construction Law Course at the School of Continuing Studies – University of Toronto, sponsored by the Surety Association of Canada. He is a long standing member of the executive of the Construction Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and is currently serving as Chair. James is a frequent speaker at construction and surety industry conferences, including Canadian Construction Association, Surety Association of Canada and Building Innovation Leading Development (Residential Home Builders Association).
James has continued to maintain his ties with the Goodman School of Business through participation in the committee organizing the annual Golf Tournament. which raises funds for Brock business student programs and scholarships.
James lives in Oakville with his wife Heidi (Brock, B.A., 1988) and their two children.