Bryan Boodhoo has been named new city solicitor for the City of Cambridge.
City Manager David Calder announced the appointment in a press release Monday.
Boodhoo has been a solicitor with the City of Hamilton for the past 10 years. He was called to the bar in Ontario in January 2008, and brings over 14 years of experience in the legal field. Bryan has experience state-side having been called to the bar earlier in Illinois (2004) and New York (2006).
He has worked on some high-profile projects including: the Pan Am Games, the settlement over the construction of Tim Hortons Field, the restructuring of Hamilton's downtown entertainment facilities and its energy subsidiaries, and the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
He was also the chair of the City of Hamilton’s United Way campaign. Previously, he worked in the legal departments of BlackBerry and Intact Financial (formerly ING Canada) and the City of New York.
Boodhoo is a graduate of Cornell Law School (J.D., specialization in Business Law and Regulation), York University (M.A.) and McMaster University (Hons. B.A., summa cum laude).
He is a theatre aficionado and was formerly a member of Theatre Aquarius' playwrights' unit.
Former city solicitor Lisa Shields left Cambridge in October for a position as solicitor for the City of Hamilton.