Norman Steinberg is Chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada and also Chair of its Partnership Committee and Risk and Audit Committee; he is a member of the Global Audit Committee and of the Global Supervisory Board. He focuses on M&A, corporate finance, governance and privatization. He has acted: for Alcan in its acquisition by Rio Tinto, the biggest all cash take-over in Canadian history ($38.1 billion); in the privatization of Four Seasons Hotels ($3.7 billion) and of Shell Canada by Royal Dutch Shell ($8.7 billion); in the cross-border merger of Domtar with the fine paper assets of Weyerhaeuser, creating new Domtar ($6 billion enterprise value); as special board counsel to TIW in its sale of operating assets to Vodaphone ($4.4 billion); and for Alcan in its spin out of Novelis creating the largest rolling products company in the world (sales $6 billion). He has led many financings for issuers/underwriters including BCE, Bell Aliant, Domtar, Gildan, Wajax, Astral Media, Power, Power Financial. Nominated as an Acritas Stars™ stand-out lawyer; profiled in Canadian Lawyer Magazine, one of “2012 Top 25 Most Influential”. He is Co-Chair of Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum. He received the distinction Advocatus Emeritus from the Québec Bar. Québec Bar (1976).