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Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Dale Lastman - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2014

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A: Canada, 2014

Lexpert Special Edition, Dale Lastman - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Who's Who Legal: Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Sports & Entertainment, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Mergers & Acquisitions), 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Corporate Governance), 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2013

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A: Canada, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013

Martindale-Hubbell, Dale Lastman - AV Peer Review Rated, Corporate and Commercial

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Mergers and Acquisitions), 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2012

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate / M&A, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2012

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2010

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2010

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2010

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers Recognized, Corporate Governance, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial Law, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2009

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2009

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Corporate/M&A, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2008

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2008

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Corporate/M&A, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate and Commercial Law, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2008

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Commercial, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Neill May - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers Recognized, Corporate Governance, 2007

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/M&A, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Corporate/M&A, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Commercial, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Private Equity, 2007

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2006

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate, 2006

Best Lawyers in Canada, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Commercial, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2006

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/M&A, 2006

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Ranked - 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada, Corporate, Corporate Finance and M&A, 2006

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2006

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

Chambers Global, Dale Lastman - Ranked, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate and Commercial, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2005

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2005

IFLR 1000, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2005

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

PLC Cross-border Handbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers Recognized, Corporate Governance, 2005

Lexpert Magazine, Dale Lastman - Ranked - 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2004

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2004

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Company & Corporate Transactions, 2004

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Dale Lastman - Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2004

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2004

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate and Commercial, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2004

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Dale Lastman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Dale Lastman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2004

Dale Lastman

Chair

dlastman@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4129
Fax:   416.979.1234

Chair of Goodmans LLP.  Practices corporate, commercial and securities law and provides counsel in connection with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business restructurings.  Dale is a Director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. and is an Alternate NHL Governor and Alternate NBA Governor.  Dale also serves on the Board of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and the CAMH Foundation.  In 2012, Dale was recognized among "Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People" by Toronto Life Magazine.  He is a Director of Canada’s "Top 40 Under 40", a recipient of the Award in 1995 and its “Best of the Best” Canadian Leadership Award in 2005.

Dale is recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (corporate/M&A) and has been recommended by Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers (corporate/M&A), Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer? (corporate/M&A), Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading M&A Lawyers, IFLR 1000 (M&A), The Lexpert/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (corporate finance) and The Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate/M&A /securities).

Dale was honoured as one of the ICRF’s 2010 “Men of Distinction” for his philanthropic efforts and contributions to the community.  In 2011 and 2012, he was presented with the ICRF’s Chairman’s Award.  He has also served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children and has been recognized as an "Honorary Detective" by the Toronto Police Service for his contributions to the Toronto Police Service.

Dale is a lecturer in securities law at Osgoode Hall Law School and was the recipient of the “Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence” in 2005.  In 2014, Dale became a Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Law Practice Program at Ryerson University.