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Jay C. Kellerman

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Jay C. Kellerman, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Jay Kellerman is a partner and Head of the Mining Group and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups. He served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Toronto office for six years (2012–2018). With more than 25 years of experience, his clients include public companies, investment banks, investors and boards of directors. Jay is recognized as one of the top mining lawyers in the world by Who’s Who Legal and is considered a "most highly regarded individual" and "excellent" in financing and M&A by International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers and “one of the best in the business” by International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as it relates to mining. Jay frequently speaks at seminars on corporate and securities law topics. He is a member of Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). Jay spent one year seconded to the General Counsel’s Office of the Ontario Securities Commission.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (ON)
199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 869-5201
Fax: (416) 947-0866
E-mail: [email protected]

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