Susan M. Hutton - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Susan M. Hutton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Susan Hutton is a senior partner in Stikeman Elliott's competition and foreign investment and international trade practice groups.  She has provided Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous highly complex mergers and acquisitions, for example, Canexus/Superior Plus, Nordion/Sterigenics, Novelis Foil Products/Reynolds Consumer Products, CNOOC/Nexen, Astral/BCE, Motorola Mobility/Google, J&J/Synthes, PotashCorp/BHP Billiton, United/Continental and Wyeth/Pfizer. She also as unparalleled experience with both net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.  Susan has guided clients through civil and criminal investigations as well as complaints under the Competition Act, in addition to representing numerous clients on anti-dumping and subsidy matters under the Special Import Measures Act and advising on investor/state dispute resolution under the NAFTA and the WTO.  She provides ongoing compliance advice and training to numerous clients for both competition law and anti-corruption compliance.  Global Competition Review's 2013 Canada Survey noted that Ms. Hutton is "among the most talented and well-regarded in the country". She is also recognised by Chambers Global as a leading invidivual in The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Band 2: 2016), is repeatedly recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and is named as one of The Best Lawyers in Canada for competition/antitrust.  Susan is Chair of the Competition Law Section of the CBA for 2015-16. She speaks and writes frequently in her fields of expertise.

McGill UniversityBA 1985University of TorontoLL.B 1991
CBA National Competition Law SectionCanadian Competition Law

Office Location

50 O'Connor Street, Suite 1600
Ottawa, ON K1P 6L2

Practice Areas

Competition / Antitrust Law
International Trade and Finance Law

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