Michael Shadbolt
Vice President and General Counsel

As general counsel, Michael provides legal advice and guidance to Northland Power on all aspects of its business activities. He joined the company on January 4, 2011.

Prior to Northland, Michael was in private legal practice for 18 years including as a partner at Macleod Dixon LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His practice since 1998 has focused on the development of electricity and thermal generation projects with an emphasis on renewable and clean energy projects. Michael provided corporate, commercial and transactions advice for a wide range of energy market participants, including generators, distributors, district energy companies and large energy consumers. Northland Power was among Michael's clients.

Michael holds a BA (economics) from McMaster University, an MA (economics), LLB and MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School.