Richard Mahoney 

Richard Mahoney

Ottawa
World Exchange Plaza, Suite 2000
45 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A4

t: 613.691.6128
e: richard.mahoney@mcmillan.ca

overview

Richard Mahoney specializes in public policy issue management, regulatory affairs and governance matters. He has helped solve client's business challenges in the fields of transportation, energy, public infrastructure, telecommunications, financial services, technology, land use and planning, and cultural industries, among others.

Richard has exceptional experience in Canada's governing process, including service as a senior advisor to the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin throughout his career in public life.  He has also advised and played leadership roles in several Ontario provincial campaigns. Richard spent many years as a partner of one of Canada’s largest law firms, serving as Chair of its Public Policy Practice Group, and Co-Chair of its Government Industry Joint Venture Practice Group. He is also a former senior VP at the infrastructure investment arm of a major Canadian pension fund and also successfully led a practice at Canada’s largest communications consultancy. A frequent media commentator on Canadian politics and public policy, Richard is also a former President of the Ontario Liberal Party. He is otherwise active in the business world, having served on a number of private and charitable sector boards.

Richard is also a member of McMillan Vantage

News

McMillan LLP Launches National Public Affairs Firm, McMillan Vantage Policy Group
Richard Mahoney joins McMillan LLP

Education

  • University of Ottawa, LL.B. - 1985

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 1987

Practices

government and public policy
government relations
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Richard Mahoney specializes in public policy issue management, regulatory affairs and governance matters. He has helped solve client's business challenges in the fields of transportation, energy, public infrastructure, telecommunications, financial services, technology, land use and planning, and cultural industries, among others.

Richard has exceptional experience in Canada's governing process, including service as a senior advisor to the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin throughout his career in public life.  He has also advised and played leadership roles in several Ontario provincial campaigns. Richard spent many years as a partner of one of Canada’s largest law firms, serving as Chair of its Public Policy Practice Group, and Co-Chair of its Government Industry Joint Venture Practice Group. He is also a former senior VP at the infrastructure investment arm of a major Canadian pension fund and also successfully led a practice at Canada’s largest communications consultancy. A frequent media commentator on Canadian politics and public policy, Richard is also a former President of the Ontario Liberal Party. He is otherwise active in the business world, having served on a number of private and charitable sector boards.

Richard is also a member of McMillan Vantage