Samantha Horn is a partner and a member of the Toronto office’s Management Committee. She formerly served as Co-Head of Stikeman Elliott's Toronto Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. She practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, as well as fund formation activities. Samantha is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, past chair of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of the Business Law Section of the ABA, and served on the Council of the ABA’s Business Law Section. She is a founding and executive member of the Canadian Women in Private Equity committee of the Canadian Venture Capital Association. She has authored a number of articles and has participated as a speaker in various seminar programs in both Canada and the US with respect to private equity and venture capital financing, shareholders agreements and fund formation matters, including at various ABA meetings. She is a recipient of the Women's Executive Network's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award for 2014, 2015, and 2016, and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2017. Her expertise has also been recognized by Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and The Best Lawyers in Canada.