Ian MacKay is a lawyer based in Ottawa with 32 years experience in railway and transportation law. His clients include shippers, carriers, municipalities and associations. He advises clients on rate, service, liability and safety issues on rail movements. He represents his clients in proceedings before the Canadian Transportation Agency, Transport Canada and Parliamentary Committees. Prior to establishing his law practice 10 years ago, Mr. MacKay worked 22 years in the Canadian government as a lawyer and executive dealing with transportation issues with the Canadian Transportation Agency, Transport Canada, CATSA and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.