Firm Profile

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Headquarters

5300 Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Canada
416-869-5500

Firm Details

Founded in 1952, Stikeman Elliott has become one of Canada’s leading business law firms, advising domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. Areas of specialisation include M&A, securities, tax, banking, insurance, derivatives, asset securitisation, insolvency/restructuring real estate, mining, competition & foreign investment, technology, outsourcing and intellectual property. Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and Lexpert/American Lawyer Media guides identify the firm as one of Canada’s top-tier corporate, M&A and securities practices and it is frequently ranked among Canada’s leaders in domestic and cross-border M&A and corporate finance league tables. The firm is also prominent in business litigation, including securities and insolvency proceedings, banking and insurance-related matters and domestic and cross-border class action defence, among others. Reputational surveys and transactional league tables consistently identify Stikeman Elliott as a market leader in each of its principal areas of practice.

The firm was named as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers from 2010 to 2015 and as one of the Top 100 Employers from 2009 to 2012. It was further recognized in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and in 2010 as among the Best Employers for New Canadians. The firm was also named as a Green 30 organization from 2010 to 2014, a distinction presented to businesses who display a commitment to environmental sustainability in their operations, and was honoured as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers from 2013 to 2015.

Stikeman Elliott maintains offices in Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver, as well as London, New York and Sydney.

For more information about Stikeman Elliott, please visit our website at www.stikeman.com.

Management

William J. Braithwaite
Chair of the Firm
Leland P. Corbett
Managing Partner, Calgary
Dean P. Koumanakos
Managing Partner, London
André J. Roy
Managing Partner, Montreal
Justine M. Whitehead
Managing Partner, Ottawa
Brian G. Hansen
Managing Partner, Sydney
Jay C. Kellerman
Managing Partner, Toronto
Ross A. MacDonald
Managing Partner, Vancouver
Kenneth G. Ottenbreit
Managing Principal, New York

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Competition / Antitrust Law in Canada (2018)
  • Natural Resources Law in Canada (2018)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Canada in Corporate Law with 35 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Derivatives Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 32 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Securities Law with 32 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Corporate Law with 18 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ontario, Canada in Derivatives Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Securities Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Tax Law with 8 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Ottawa in Competition / Antitrust Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Corporate and Commercial Litigation with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Corporate Law with 18 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Toronto in Derivatives Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Securities Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Tax Law with 8 lawyers

Firm Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Asset-Based Lending Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Leasing Law
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Private Funds Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law

Office Locations

Australia

Australia

Sydney, Australia

Level 24, Three International Towers

300 Barangaroo Avenue

Sydney NSW 2000

Australia

61 2 8067 8578

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Canada

Canada

Alberta

Alberta

Calgary, AB

4300 Bankers Hall West

888 Third Street, SW

Calgary, AB T2P 5C5

Canada

403-266-9000

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British Columbia

British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Suite 1700, Park Place

666 Burrard Street

Vancouver, BC V6C 2X8

Canada

604-631-1300

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Ontario

Ontario

Ottawa, ON

50 O'Connor Street, Suite 1600

Ottawa, ON K1P 6L2

Canada

613-234-4555

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Toronto, ON

5300 Commerce Court West

199 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5L 1B9

Canada

416-869-5500

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Quebec

Quebec

Montréal, QC

1155 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, 41st Floor

Montréal, QC H3B 3V2

Canada

514-397-3000

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Dauntsey House

4B Frederick's Place

London EC2R 8AB

United Kingdom

44 20 7367 0150

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United States

United States

New York

New York

New York, NY

445 Park Avenue, Seventh Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

(212) 371.8855

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