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Former PMO adviser Reporter new Gowling partner

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 @ 12:07 PM | By Elisa Birnbaum

Gowling WLG announced that Cyrus Reporter, former senior adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has joined the firm as a partner practising in the public policy and regulatory fields.

Reporter will work from the firm’s Ottawa office. With over 25 years of high-ranking experience in both the public and private sectors, Reporter will advise the firm’s clients across multiple sectors on a range of matters focused on public policy, and regulatory and ethics law.

Between 1994 and 2003, Reporter held several senior positions in the federal government, including chief of staff to the federal ministers of Health and Industry, as well as to the minister of Justice and attorney general of Canada. Prior to joining Gowlings, he was chief of staff to the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and senior adviser to the prime minister in 2013 and 2015, respectively.