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Dale Lastman


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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.

Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. (Bronze Medalist), 1982)
University of Toronto (B.A., 1979)