Daniel Fish is the senior editor at Precedent, where he oversees the day-to-day production of the magazine. He has also received several leading journalism awards for his long-form feature writing. In 2017, he won a National Magazine Award for his profile of Michael Bryant, the former attorney general of Ontario. Then, in 2019, he earned a second National Magazine Award for his investigation into the high rate of mental illness in the legal profession. Daniel is a graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, and he holds a master’s in English from the University of Guelph.
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