William B. Rosenberg

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6421
Fax: (514) 841-6499
E-mail: [email protected]

A partner specializing in Corporate and Commercial Law, particularly in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Corporate Finance, William advises on complex transactions for both public and private clients. He has extensive cross-border experience and has acted as lead counsel on numerous M&A transactions, representing clients from across Canada, the United States and Europe. William has the distinction of being the only non-US lawyer to serve as Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section, the largest specialty group within the ABA. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of The Business Lawyer, the premier peer-reviewed business law journal in the United States, and was a member of the Editorial Group of the ABA’s Model Stock Purchase Agreement with Commentary (Second Edition). William acted as lead counsel for a foreign multinational in its $1.6 billion acquisition of a Canadian nitrogen fertilizer producer, a transaction which won the Foreign In-Bound Acquisition Dealmaker Award, as presented by Canadian Dealmakers. Select Recognition: IFLR1000; The Best Lawyers in CanadaWho’s Who Legal: Canada; Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent ranking.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (QC)
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Consistently Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law
Repeatedly Recommended
Corporate Mid-Market
Private Equity
Mergers & Acquisitions