Edward J. Waitzer
Partner (Retired)

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Edward J. Waitzer, Stikeman Elliott LLP
199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Phone: (416) 869-5587
Fax: (416) 947-0866
E-mail: [email protected]

Edward Waitzer is a senior partner and leader of the Corporate Governance Group. His practice focuses on complex business transactions, as well as advising on public policy and governance matters. Ed was Chair of Stikeman Elliott from 1999 to 2006. He has served as Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission (and of the Technical Committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions), as Vice President of the TSX, and, more recently, as Chair of the LCBO. He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of legal and public policy issues. He is the former Falconbridge Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is currently a professor and holds the Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance and is Director of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business at York University. He is an inaugural Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel and a Senior Fellow of the CD Howe Institute and of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Ed is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, among others.

Year Called to the Bar:1978 (ON); 1985 (New York)
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