Jay Kellerman has returned to a full-time law practice after recently completing a six-year term as the Managing Partner of the Toronto office. He is now Head of the Mining Group and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups. In addition to transaction work, Jay spends his time as counsel/advisor to senior business people assisting them with strategic planning, crisis/risk management, senior HR matters, governance, and board relations. Jay is recognized as one of the top mining lawyers in the world and considered a "most highly regarded individual" and "excellent" in financing and mergers and acquisitions by International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, and Lexpert® Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, among others. Jay frequently speaks at seminars on corporate and securities law topics and was previously co-editor of Carswell Reporting Services’ Canadian Cases on the Law of Securities. He is a member of Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).