Senior partner in the corporate/commercial, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and mining practices. Advises domestic and foreign acquirers, targets, hedge funds, boards of directors, special committees and investment banks in mergers and acquisitions, financings, shareholder activism and corporate governance. Represents issuers and underwriters in some of Canada’s most complex and innovative financing transactions. Also specializes in public market derivatives, the development of innovative structured debt and equity products, high-yield debt financings and MJDS offerings of equity/debt. Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School. Member of advisory committee to the Senate Banking Committee. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by WXN. Recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Legal 500 Canada; IFLR1000; Who’s Who Legal; Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides; Lexpert®, as one of Canada’s Top 25 Women Lawyers. Received the Lexpert Zenith Award in 2013. LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School; Berkeley, LLM program (Abt). Called to Ontario Bar in 1979.