Samantha Horn is a partner and member of the Toronto office’s Management Committee and formerly co-head of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Group. She practises primarily in mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, as well as fund formation activities. She is recognized in Chambers Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and Who’s Who Legal amongst others. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, past chair of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (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 many articles and spoken at various seminar programs in North America regarding private equity and venture capital financing and fund formation, including at various ABA meetings. She has practised at Stikeman Elliott for 25 years and is a WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame inductee.