Stephen H. Halperin

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4115
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Counsel after more than 30 years as a partner. Past co-Chair of Goodmans corporate/securities group. Focuses on transactional corporate/securities law, domestic/international corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance including activist shareholders matters. Lead counsel, Pan-Canadian Investors Committee for Third Party ABCP Restructuring (2007–09). Highest ranking for past 17 years for corporate/M&A by Chambers. Selected 3 times as Toronto Corporate Lawyer of the Year (most recently in 2019), 4 times as Toronto Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year (including for 2018), and was selected as Toronto M&A Lawyer of the Year in 2017 by Best Lawyers in Canada. Named by Euromoney as one of the top 30 leading capital markets, M&A/corporate governance lawyers in the world in its Best of the Best series (the only Canadian selected in all 3 categories). Highest ranking in every edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since inception. Described by Who’s Who Legal as “one of the finest lawyers in the world” in M&A in its 2016 Global M&A Survey, which ranked him as the only Canadian on its list of 7 Most Highly Regarded North American M&A practitioners. Director of Cott Corporation and Gluskin Sheff. Governor of McGill University. Member: Ontario, Alberta and Québec Bars.

Year Called to the Bar:1976 (QC); 1979 (AB); 1987 (ON)
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