Stephen H. Halperin

Goodmans LLP

Stephen H. Halperin, Goodmans LLP
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4115
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Member, Executive Committee. Co-Chair of Corporate/Securities Group. Focuses on transactional corporate/securities law, domestic/international corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance including activist shareholders matters. Lead counsel, Pan-Canadian Investors Committee for 3rd party ABCP Restructuring (2007–9). Highest ranking for past 13 years for corporate/M&A by Chambers. Named “Toronto M&A Lawyer of the Year” in the current edition of Best Lawyers in Canada and selected twice as “Toronto Corporate Lawyer of the Year” (most recently in 2015) and as “Toronto Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year” (most recently in 2016) by that publication. Named by Euromoney as one of the 30 leading capital markets, M&A and corporate governance lawyers in the world in its “Best of the Best” series (the only Canadian selected in all these categories). Highest ranking (Most Frequently Recommended) in every edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since inception. Described by IFLR 1000 as “one of the most experienced and respected M&A counsel in Canada”. Has held several public company directorships and is currently a Director of Cott Corporation and Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. Governor of McGill University. Member of Bars of Ontario, Alberta and Québec.

Year Called to the Bar:1976 (QC); 1979 (AB); 1987 (ON)
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