Samantha Horn is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. Her practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions and private equity and venture capital financing, including investments and buy-outs, as well as fund formation activities. Samantha is a member of the Management Committee in the Toronto office and formerly served as Co-Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. Samantha received the Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the “Hall of Fame” category in 2017 and the “KPMG Professionals” category three times (2014, 2015 and 2016), recognizing her significant impact to the legal profession and her leadership role within the firm. Her efforts toward the promotion of the advancement of women in law have contributed to the firm receiving the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Award of Excellence. Samantha is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a past chair of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. She served on the Council of the ABA’s Business Law Section from 2010 to 2013.