Lorraine Mastersmith is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Corporate Commercial and Capital Markets Groups and is the Head of the Business Law Department in Ottawa. She is the Ottawa lead for the firm’s Technology Industry Group and team lead for the Corporate Practice/Private M&A Group in the Ottawa office. Lorraine represents emerging and established companies specializing in various technology sectors including live broadcasting, financial services, business intelligence, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, logistics, digital, cloud, and security services in respect of M&A activity, commercial contracts, and technology licensing. Over the course of her career both as in-house counsel and in private practice, Lorraine has assisted clients in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in financing. With extensive experience in the listing of capital pool companies and the completion of qualifying transactions on the TSX Venture Exchange, she has acted as lead counsel on a number of listings and subsequent financings. Lorraine currently serves as a director of Ruckify Inc. and Ross Video Limited. She has been recognized in Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and TheLegal 500 Canada.