100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1995 (ON)
Henry Harris is a business law partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. His practice focuses on corporate finance and M&A, as well as private equity and venture capital. Henry advises Canadian and foreign companies, investors, and underwriters on all aspects of securities regulation, including Canada/US cross-border and international transactions. He acts as general counsel to a diverse client base ranging from the technology to resource sectors. Henry represents a number of tech companies in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area and serves as the firm’s leader of the California Regional Team. Henry has led numerous emerging companies in going public and listing on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange, as well as US and foreign stock exchanges. He has acted as lead counsel in various transactions, including IPOs, capital pool companies, takeover bids and reverse takeovers, and other private placement financings. He has appeared on TV and has been quoted in news media on corporate finance matters. Henry has long been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and was a recipient of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40; he was listed as a Corporate Lawyer to Watch in Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.