Marco is Health Law Counsel at DDO Health Law. Marco has served a diverse range of clients and has a broad corporate and health law practice.
Marco’s practice focuses on the following areas:
Health Law: Marco has experience with health legislation and regulations. Marco has opined on health legislation affecting hospitals, long-term care homes, independent health facilities, and regulated health professionals. He has advised clients on the structuring of provincial health pilot projects administering innovative new methods of providing health care. He provides advice on consent and capacity, substitute decision-making, transfers and discharges from health institutions, and managing conflicts in health care settings.
Privacy: Marco advises health care providers on their rights and responsibilities in respect of the collection, use, and disclosure of personal health information under Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act (2004) (PHIPA). Marco has experience drafting and reviewing data sharing agreements in accordance with PHIPA.
Corporate/Commercial: Marco advises clients on a variety of commercial contract matters. Marco has experience drafting and reviewing agreements such as vendor agreements, health professional independent contractor agreements, funding agreements, and memorandums of understanding among multiple public and private sector organizations.
Governance: Marco has experience with provincial and federal corporate not-for-profit legislation. He advises boards and members of senior leadership in respect of legislative compliance and drafts by-laws and board charter and policy documents.
Marco graduated from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and was called to the Ontario bar in 2013. Prior to joining DDO Health Law, Marco articled and was an associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP within the corporate-commercial group primarily serving health care clients. Thereafter he served as in-house legal counsel to both a health agency of the provincial government of Ontario as well as a private corporation operating within the dental industry.