Don is a corporate and mergers and acquisitions Partner. Domestic and international business investments, as well as capital projects are Don’s primary areas of activity. Don has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and infrastructure projects, corporate governance and structuring. Don advises on corporate structure, joint venture, reorganization contracting, competition and other regulatory compliance activities to implement investment and business operations. His clients include both private and publicly traded corporate enterprises from Canada, USA, England, Norway and Finland as well as France, Spain, China, Hong Kong, and Japan. Don assists clients whose businesses are in forest products, transportation, telecommunications, mining, banking, finance, tourism, automotive and real estate. He focuses on the strategic elements of client projects, assuming primary responsibility for strategic planning, negotiations and overall coordination of the working group. He also acts as the primary liaison between his clients and other key participants in the project. As an experienced practitioner, Don is adept at representing the interests of industry, as well as government and regulatory bodies, whether federal, provincial or municipal agencies.
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