Fred has been recognised in Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business in mining, Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2012 in natural resource, corporate and securities law and in The Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory in the fields of mining, corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law. Mr Pletcher graduated from Columbia University with an LLM in 1993 after completing an LLB at the University of Toronto in 1991. Prior to legal studies, he received a BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard University. He was called to the British Columbia bar in 1993. Fred has served as a trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and as an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. He is a member of the editorial board for Carswell's Securities Law and Practice (3rd edition), and has presented numerous papers on mining and securities law topics at conferences across Canada, the United States and Europe.
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