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.

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law in Canada (2017)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Canada in Corporate Law with 36 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Derivatives Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 34 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Securities Law with 34 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Corporate Law with 19 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ontario, Canada in Derivatives Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 18 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Securities Law with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Tax Law with 8 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Montréal with 52 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ottawa in Competition / Antitrust Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Corporate Law with 19 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Toronto in Derivatives Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with 18 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Securities Law with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Tax Law with 8 lawyers

Attorneys

John F. Anderson
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law
Éric Azran
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Marc B. Barbeau
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Corporate Law, Derivatives Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Marie-Andrée Beaudry
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Donald G. Belovich
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law
Luc Bernier
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Joel E. Binder
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Corporate Law
Neil L. Bindman
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Andrea Boctor
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits Law
William J. Braithwaite
Lawyer of the Year:
Corporate Law (2017)
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law, Corporate Law
David R. Brown
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Hélène Bussières
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Labour and Employment Law
David R. Byers
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Class Action Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, International Arbitration, Director and Officer Liability Practice
Louis P. Bélanger
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, Class Action Litigation
Matthew Cameron
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Robert Carelli
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law
Eric M. Carmona
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Peter Castiel
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Kathryn I. Chalmers
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
International Arbitration, Class Action Litigation
Alix d'Anglejan-Chatillon
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Private Funds Law
Keith R. Chatwin
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Corporate Governance Practice
John Ciardullo
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Larry Cobb
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Vanessa Coiteux
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law
Paul Collins
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Leland P. Corbett
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Marc-André Coulombe
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Peter J. Cullen
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
International Arbitration, Maritime Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law
Curtis A. Cusinato
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law
Lorna A. Cuthbert
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Labour and Employment Law
Alan L. W. D'Silva
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Class Action Litigation
Pierre J. Dalphond
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration
Pierre-Paul Daunais
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Sterling H. Dietze
Lawyer of the Year:
Equipment Finance Law (2017)
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Project Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law, Structured Finance Law, Equipment Finance Law
John R. Dow
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Jonathan S. Drance
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Ronald K. Durand
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Tax Law
David B. Elder
Lawyer of the Year:
Privacy and Data Security Law (2017)
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario
Recognized For:
Privacy and Data Security Law, Communications Law
Frederick Erickson
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Natural Resources Law, Energy Law
Patrick Essiminy
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Labour and Employment Law
Stefan Fews
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Erik Richer La Flèche
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Energy Regulatory Law, Energy Law, Project Finance Law
Jean C. Fontaine
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Laurent Fortier
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Insurance Law, Maritime Law
Myriam Fortin
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Franco Gadoury
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Marie Garneau
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
Patrick Girard
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Ivan T. Grbesic
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Natural Resources Law
Margaret Grottenthaler
Lawyer of the Year:
Derivatives Law (2017)
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Derivatives Law
Peter E. Hamilton
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Derivatives Law
Brian G. Hansen
Location:
Sydney, Australia
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law, Energy Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Jim Harbell
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Environmental Law, Energy Regulatory Law, Energy Law, Real Estate Law
Philip J. Henderson
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Derivatives Law, Securities Law, Structured Finance Law
Geoffrey D. Holub
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Samantha Horn
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Private Funds Law
Sidney M. Horn
Lawyer of the Year:
Securities Law (2017)
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law
Peter F. C. Howard
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice
Lawson A.W. Hunter QC
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law, Communications Law
Jean Marc Huot
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Securities Law
Susan M. Hutton
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law, International Trade and Finance Law
Vince Imerti
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Richard J. Jackson
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Commercial Leasing Law
W. Chipman Johnston
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law, Securities Law
Warren M. Katz
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law
Katherine L. Kay
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Class Action Litigation, Competition / Antitrust Law
Jay C. Kellerman
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Natural Resources Law, Securities Law, Mining Law
Michael Kilby
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Eliot N. Kolers
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Dean A. Kraus
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Jason P. Kroft
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Derivatives Law
Kevin Kyte
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Sophie Lamonde
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Calvin Lantz
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Municipal Law
Pierre-Yves Leduc
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Jennifer G. Legge
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law, Project Finance Law
John W. Leopold
Lawyer of the Year:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2017)
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Amanda Linett
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Natural Resources Law, Mining Law
John G. Lorito
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Ross A. MacDonald
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Daphne J. MacKenzie
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
Guy P. Martel
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Pierre Martel
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Yves Martineau
Lawyer of the Year:
Class Action Litigation (2017)
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Product Liability Law, Class Action Litigation
Guy Masson
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
David Massé
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Corporate Law
Frank Mathieu
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law
David R. McCarthy
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
Mark E. McElheran
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Derivatives Law, Structured Finance Law
Michael Mestinsek
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Director and Officer Liability Practice
Keith F. Miller
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Energy Regulatory Law
Craig Mitchell
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Asset-Based Lending Practice, Banking and Finance Law
Éric Mongeau
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Bertrand P. Ménard
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Charles Nadeau
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Law
Noordin S.K. Nanji
Lawyer of the Year:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (2017)
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Shawn C. D. Neylan
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Wesley R. Ng
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Information Technology Law
Christopher W. Nixon
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law, Oil & Gas Law
Gayle Noble
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
D'Arcy Nordick
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patrick J. O'Kelly
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Class Action Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice
François H. Ouimet
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Corporate Law
C. Mario Paura
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Chrysten E. Perry
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Elizabeth Pillon
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Dana Porter
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Hein P. Poulus , Q.C.
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Richard W. Pound QC, Ad.E.
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law, International Arbitration
Brian M. Pukier
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Deepak Rajpal
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law
Nancy Ramalho
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Labour and Employment Law
Simon A. Romano
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law
Howard J. Rosenoff
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Entertainment Law, Banking and Finance Law
André J. Roy
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Danielle Royal
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Melissa Schyven
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
William A. Scott
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Derivatives Law
Jean-Guillaume Shooner
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Tax Law, International Trade and Finance Law
Warren Silversmith
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Jeffrey M. Singer
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
John E. Stark
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Corporate Law
Craig A. Story
Lawyer of the Year:
Corporate Law (2017)
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law, Securities Law
Maurice J. Swan
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Natural Resources Law, Mining Law
Ashley John Taylor
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Maxime Turcotte
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
Sean Vanderpol
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mihkel E. Voore
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Securities Law
Edward J. Waitzer
Lawyer of the Year:
Corporate Governance Practice (2017)
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Governance Practice, Corporate Law
David G. Weekes
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Justine M. Whitehead
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario
Recognized For:
Intellectual Property Law
Jonathan Willson
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Glenn Zacher
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized For:
Energy Regulatory Law
Claire Zikovsky
Location:
Montréal, Quebec
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law

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 12, Suite 1

50 Margaret Street

Sydney NSW 2000

Australia

61 2 9232 7199

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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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