John G. Lorito

John G. Lorito

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Recognized since 2006

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Derivatives Law

Tax Law

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John Lorito is Head of the Tax Group and a member of the firm’s Partnership Board. His practice focuses on tax elements of corporation transactions, with particular emphasis on corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions in domestic and cross-border transactions, investment funds, corporate joint ventures, REITs, corporate finance and international taxation.

John regularly represents clients across various industries, including financial services, real estate, telecommunications, mining, retail and more. He has acted as counsel on federal and provincial income tax appeals before the Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Court (General Division).

John has over 30 years of experience and is highly regarded for his skilled handling of tax matters and providing practical solutions for complex tax issues. He is recognized as a leading tax lawyer in Canada by the legal industry’s most prominent directories, including Chambers and Lexpert.


  • 5300 Commerce Court West
    199 Bay Street
    Toronto, ON M5L 1B9

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives Law
  • Tax Law

Special Focus

  • Corporate
  • Tax

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