William (Bill) Gorman

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4118
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner. Practises corporate law, focusing on corporate finance and M&A. Regularly represents issuers and underwriters on public offerings of equity, preferred shares and debt securities on domestic and cross border transactions. Has been extensively involved in the development of the Canadian REIT sector and more recently, the Canadian SPAC sector. Represents issuers and underwriters in IPOs and has acted on a number of restructuring transactions. Acts as counsel to participants in public and private M&A transactions including acquisitions and dispositions for private equity sponsors. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, Chambers Canada (capital markets), and The Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate, M&A, securities, and energy). He is highly regarded by IFLR 1000 in the areas of M&A and capital markets. Currently a member of the OSC’s Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee. Editor and contributor to Real Property Association of Canada’s Canadian REIT Handbook. Prior to joining Goodmans, acted as legal counsel in the Corporate Finance Branch of the OSC.

Year Called to the Bar:1998 (ON)
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