Amanda Linett is a partner in the Toronto office of Stikeman Elliott practising corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. She advises issuers, boards of directors, special committees and other transaction participants in numerous M&A transactions, including both friendly and hostile transactions. She also represents issuers and underwriters in a wide range of corporate finance transactions and regularly provides advice on corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance matters to various issuers. She is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Legal 500 Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" in 2013, and the M&A Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40 legal practitioners in 2013. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario and an active member of the American Bar Association’s Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. She is a former adjunct corporate finance Professor at the University of Western Ontario.