Michael advises clients in a wide variety of capital markets transactions and securities regulatory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, private equity and other business transactions. He acts on transactions involving a wide range of industry sectors, including financial institutions and financial services, health care, technology, mining, power generation and consumer products. He also provides ongoing advice to a variety of public issuers regarding corporate governance (including board advisory mandates) and continuous disclosure obligations.
Michael spent over a year in the Firm's New York office, where he focused on Canada/U.S. cross-border M&A as well as corporate finance and private equity transactions, while providing Canadian corporate advice to both Canadian and foreign clients conducting business or offerings in Canada. Michael currently serves as a member of the Firm's Student Committee.
Before joining Blakes, Michael worked in the legal department of one of the Firm's foreign investment banking clients.