Isaac is a partner in BLG’s Toronto office. He practices exclusively in the areas of administrative law and civil litigation.
Isaac represents municipalities, public agencies and private landowners on a broad range of land-related litigation matters, including land-use planning appeals, expropriations and ground lease arbitrations.
He provides strategic planning and municipal law advice on issues including COVID-19 legislation, transit-oriented development, growth management and natural heritage, and regularly defends his clients’ interests before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and in court. Isaac has successfully secured or opposed complex planning approvals for a range of public- and private-sector clients, including hospitals, transit authorities, school boards, pension funds, developers, businesses and individual homeowners.
Isaac is a former Executive Member of the Ontario Bar Association (Municipal Law Section) and a guest lecturer for the Community Planning course at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He is a frequent contributor on municipal and planning law matters and recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Municipal Law).