A professional forester with several years of operational experience in the forest industry in British Columbia, Garry's practice is focused on the regulatory and commercial aspects of forestry. His clients include timber tenure owners, log brokers, timber developers, First Nations, communities, trade associations, contractors and consultants. He has experience in timber and business acquisitions, First Nations, joint ventures, fibre supply agreements, regulatory compliance and service agreements related to forestry and logging.

As a forester, Garry worked in timber harvesting and forest administration in both private industry and the public sector in British Columbia. Prior to joining the firm in 1988, Garry practised as in-house counsel to a large integrated British Columbia forest products company.

Originally from Vancouver, Garry has practised law in British Columbia since 1982. He is closely involved in the forest industry and has maintained an active professional role in that area since 1974.