100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1982 (ON)
Michael Herman is a Toronto-based business law partner at Gowling WLG. He also serves as general counsel to the firm. Michael is a strategic adviser to a broad range of domestic and international clients, in particular, entrepreneurial, privately held companies and mid-market private equity funds and financial institutions. He advises these clients on M&A, corporate development, corporate finance, and other complex business matters. Recent transactions include acting on cross-border acquisitions of aerospace, food manufacturing and professional services businesses, resolutions of disputes between shareholders of private companies, and institutional investments in private equity funds. In addition to his background in private practice, Michael spent a number of years in senior executive positions at several multinational public corporations. Michael is a strong advocate for mental health and wellness both at the firm and within the legal community. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Advancements in Mental Health, a solutions-oriented charitable organization that supports, innovates, and drives change for better mental health.