Graham is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and Queen’s University, where he received the Gold Medal for top graduating student. Following graduation, Graham served as law clerk to the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Graham has a broad litigation practice and regularly appears as lead counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia, including the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Graham has also appeared as lead counsel in the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal, in written submissions before the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various administrative tribunals. Graham handles a broad variety of cases and has particular experience in the following areas:
- Criminal law
- Class actions
- Aboriginal rights and title litigation
- Appellate advocacy
- Personal injury, including ICBC claims
- Product liability claims
- Corporate and commercial litigation
- Medical malpractice
- Public interest and human rights litigation
- Estate litigation
- Employment litigation
- Construction and engineering litigation
- Entertainment and intellectual property law
Graham has taught as a Guest Lecturer at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law in the areas of criminal, aboriginal rights and title, and constitutional law. He has also taught as a faculty member for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia. Graham serves on the Legal Advisory Panel of the RAVEN Trust and is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, the American Association for Justice, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, and the Criminal Defence Advocacy Society. Graham is called to the bars of British Columbia, Ontario, and New York.
Prior to joining RK Litigation, Graham worked in the offices of a leading international law firm in New York City. While in New York, Graham handled mainly entertainment law and public interest litigation matters.
Outside of law, Graham has conducted and published research in the fields of evolutionary and educational psychology. Graham was selected as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship in recognition, in part, for his research in these fields. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Graham worked in the U.S. and Canadian film and television industries as an actor, writer, and producer. Graham currently spends his free time writing, playing hockey, and snowboarding.