Partner in the Montréal office, Mr. Silversmith's practice primarily focuses on private equity and venture capital, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance, with a particular focus on cross-border transactions. Prior to joining the firm in November 2003, he spent three years working at a leading New York City law firm. Mr. Silversmith is a member of the New York State Bar (2001), the Québec Bar (2006) and the American Bar Association (ABA). He is a former member of the Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions and the International Business Law Committee of the ABA's Business Law Section and has participated in various Private Target Deal Points Studies as a member of the M&A Market Trends Subcommittee. He is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018, as a leading practitioner in the corporate law and mergers & acquisitions law sectors.