Jay L. Naster
Mr. Naster is a partner with Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP in the criminal and regulatory law group where his practice focuses on white-collar criminal and regulatory litigation and investigations. Following his call to the bar in 1986, Mr. Naster spent eleven years as a Crown counsel with the Crown Law Office (Criminal) where he specialized in complex white-collar criminal prosecutions, including corporate, securities and tax-related matters. In 1997, he became the senior litigation counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission, where he conducted complex quasi-criminal prosecutions and regulatory hearings pursuant to the Securities Act. In 2005, he entered private practice. Mr. Naster received his LL.B. cum laude from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1986, and is a member of a number of professional associations including the Advocates Society and the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Naster was a director of BacTech Mining Corporation, and became a director of BacTech Environmental Corporation following completion of the Plan of Arrangement in December 2010.