Dan Steiner is a partner in our Business Group and the head of our Vancouver office's mergers & acquisitions team. He advises public and private companies, private equity funds and pension plans regarding mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, the purchase and sale of businesses, the formation and financing of business ventures and general corporate law matters. He was named Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (Vancouver, 2015) by Best Lawyers in Canada and has also been ranked by Chambers Canada. Mr. Steiner has advised parties involved with three transactions that have won ACG British Columbia’s "Dealmakers of the Year" award (2016, 2014 and 2010). Mr. Steiner has extensive experience in Canada–US and domestic transactions. He has advised clients involved in the infrastructure, technology, manufacturing, resource, entertainment, hospitality and transportation industries. Prior to joining us in 2015, Mr. Steiner was a partner in the corporate and securities group of a national law firm. He was also an associate in the M&A group of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York from 2000 until 2002. He articled and then practised in Toronto from 1996 until 1999.