155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5555
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: crusaw@dwpv.com

Corporate partner with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance and joint ventures in a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, mining and information technology. Acts for several Canadian and US private equity funds in M&A and investment transactions, and a variety of public and private clients, on a broad range of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, venture capital investments, strategic alliances, outsourcings and information technology transactions. Extensive cross-border and international experience, including in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Chair of the firm's Evaluation Committee and former member of the firm's Management Committee. Currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching an advanced corporate transactions course. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in the area of Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Mid-Market, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in mergers & acquisitions and leveraged buyouts and private equity Law. LLB (1988) and BA, Queen's University. Called to Ontario Bar, 1990.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (ON)
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