Lawyers in the Toronto office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP represent a wide array of clients in U.S. legal matters ranging from large multi-national corporations and financial institutions to start-up technology and e-commerce companies.
Firm-wide, attorneys in our corporate group are accustomed to handling sophisticated transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and capital market financings. Our Toronto office handles southbound corporate finance transactions for issuers and underwriters. We also advise Canadian, U.S.-based and international securities firms, investment management firms and other financial institutions on complex regulatory issues.
Dorsey's size and global reach provide a solid foundation for the Toronto office's strong international practice. Attorneys throughout our U.S. and international offices work together to represent Canadian-based companies engaging in transactions in the United States or other countries.
This team approach exemplifies our philosophy of utilizing those attorneys who are best suited to meet our clients' needs, no matter where they are located. By teaming lawyers in our Toronto office with lawyers firm-wide, we give clients seamless service and complete staffing for all their legal needs.
This team approach also allows us to bring together attorneys from different practice groups when it suits a client's needs. For example, attorneys in our intellectual property practice groups routinely work with our corporate attorneys in representing technology companies in transactions in which intellectual property rights play a pivotal role. Our clients receive the full benefit of a firm with extensive capabilities found throughout our worldwide office network.
Attorneys in Dorsey's Toronto office have a wide range of business law experience, including the following specific areas of U.S. legal capabilities:
- Corporate finance
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Securities and commodities
- Stock exchange listings
- Offshore investment structuring
- Joint ventures
- Strategic trade
- Venture capital
- Commercial law
- Legislative affairs
- Investment management