Lexpert US Guides

Corporate 2016

The Lexpert Guides to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate and Litigation Lawyers in Canada profiles leading business lawyers and features articles for attorneys and in-house counsel in the US about business law issues in Canada.

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www.lexpert.ca/usguide-corporate/ | LEXPERT • June 2016 | 101 Benedetti, Anne, Goodmans LLP Toronto - (416) 597-5929 - abenedetti@goodmans.ca Partner. Practice focuses on property development and municipal law matters, among other administrative law issues, for private- and public-sector clients. Assists clients with municipal approvals involving planning, environmental, aggregate and heritage issues. Acted for public agencies, including Waterfront Toronto (the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation) on the development approvals for the Pan American/Para Pan American Athlete's Village, as well as real estate development firms, shopping centers, private companies, charities and individuals. Significant private development projects in the GTA, including Oxford Properties, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Appeared before municipal councils, committees of adjustment, the Ontario Municipal Board, the Conservation Review Board and the courts. Recognized as a leading lawyer in her area of practice by e Best Lawyers in Canada and a past recipient of Precedent magazine's Precedent Setter Award. Guest lecturer in Municipal and Planning Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Duke, Laurie N., Torys LLP Toronto - (416) 865-7348 - lduke@torys.com Practice focuses on corporate law, with an emphasis on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Has ex- perience advising a wide variety of private-equity firms and pension plans in domestic and international invest- ment (direct and co-investments), mergers and acquisitions, and divestiture transactions, and has advised clients regarding both public and private company targets in various industries. Also has experience advising clients engaged in cross-border tender offers, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, bankruptcy-related asset sales and corporate reorganizations. Has also advised clients on a broad range of corporate, securities, governance and Canadian pension fund regulatory matters. Ontario Bar, 2011. New York Bar, 2005. LLB, 2004, Osgoode Hall Law School. BComm (High Distinction), 2001, University of Toronto. Holder, Faithe H., Gowling WLG Toronto - (416) 369-7113 - faithe.holder@gowlingwlg.com Faithe Holder is a partner at Gowling WLG and head of the Real Estate, Environmental and Urban Develop- ment Department in Toronto. Holder focuses her practice primarily on infrastructure/public-private partner- ships (P3), commercial real estate and construction law. She holds expertise in the acquisition, financing and dis- position of commercial properties and draing, negotiating and reviewing a variety of agreements, including P3 agreements, agreements of purchase and sale, service agreements, standard construction contracts, consultant contracts, tenders and requests for proposals. Holder acts for a wide range of companies in the infrastructure, real property and construction sectors, including owners, contractors, developers, borrowers, lenders, property managers, facility managers and governmental entities. CORPORATE LAWYERS TO WATCH CORPORATE LAWYERS TO WATCH

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