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Murray Gold is Counsel at Koskie Minsky LLP where he practices as a senior pension and benefits lawyer. He advises governing boards of public sector and jointly trusteed pension and benefits plans across Canada in regard to compliance and best-practice issues. Murray counsels the fiduciary boards of public and private sector pension and benefits plans as well as boards of trustees of multi-employer pension plans. He has led governance and financial restructurings of major public sector pension and benefits arrangements in Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Alberta, and represents a range of plan sponsors, retiree groups and active members in the education, public, healthcare, and multi-employer sectors, including in regard to major insolvencies.

Murray has long played an active role in the area of pension reform. In 2008, he was an Expert Advisor to the Ontario Expert Commission on pensions. In 2014, Murray was appointed to Ontario’s Technical Advisory Committee on Retirement Income Security, and in 2015 was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation. From 2016-2017, he served on Ontario’s Pension Asset Expert Advisory Panel in relation to the Province’s treatment of its jointly sponsored pension plans. Murray is also a Fellow of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation, an honour in recognition of his work on the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Murray holds a B.A. from Harvard University (1981) and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto Law School (1984). He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1986 and the British Columbia Bar in 2013.