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Philippe Johnson
Managing Partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Managing Partner in Montréal and a member of the Management Committee, Philippe leads Davies’ Québec team. Philippe has spent almost two decades advising leading companies—Canadian, US and international—on their most important Canadian investments. He has advised clients on mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, private placements, financings, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures and other major projects. Cross-border and international deals are a significant area of focus. Before completing his law degree, Philippe worked in commercial banking with HSBC Bank Canada. He clerked for the Honourable Justice Charles D. Gonthier at the Supreme Court of Canada. Philippe is a Director and trustee of Fondation Montréal Inc. and a Director of Fondation Serge Marcil. Select Recognition: IFLR1000; Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers; The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1999 (QC)