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Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mining Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Natural Resources Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Securities Law, 2020

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2020

Chambers Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/Commerical - Ontario, 2020

IFLR 1000, Jonathan Lampe - Highly Regarded, M&A, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recommended, Corporate and M&A, 2020

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate and Commercial, 2020

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2020

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, M&A, 2020

Chambers Global, Jonathan Lampe - Band 1, Corporate and M&A, 2020

Lexpert Special Edition, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers, Finance and M&A, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Repeatedly Recommended, Mining, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mining Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Natural Resources Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Securities Law, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Leading Individual, Corporate/M&A, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recommended, Corporate/M&A, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Repeatedly Recommended, Mining, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Consistently Recommended, Private Equity, 2019

Lexpert Magazine, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, M&A, 2019

Chambers Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/Commerical - Ontario, 2019

Chambers Global, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/M&A, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Thought Leader, M&A and Governance, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, M&A, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, Corporate Governance, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Thought Leader, M&A and Governance, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, Corporate Governance, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized Global Leader, M&A, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Mining Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Natural Resources Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, Securities Law, 2018

Chambers Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/Commercial - Ontario, 2018

IFLR 1000, Jonathan Lampe - Highly Regarded, Corporate/M&A, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Consistently Recommended, Private Equity, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Jonathan Lampe - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Lexpert Magazine, Jonathan Lampe - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, 1 of 6 Most Highly Regarded, M&A, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, 1 of 5 Most Highly Regarded, Capital Markets, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Jonathan Lampe - Recognized, 1 of 5 Most Highly Regarded, Corporate Governance, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Most Frequently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jonathan Lampe - Consistently Recommended, Private Equity, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Canada's Leading Global Mining Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, 2017

Chambers Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/Commercial: Ontario, 2017

Chambers Canada, Jonathan Lampe - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate/Commercial: Ontario, 2017

Jonathan Lampe

Partner

jlampe@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4128
Fax:   416.979.1234

Jonathan Lampe is a partner, and has served as Co-Chair of the Corporate Securities Group and member of the Executive Committee, at Goodmans. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law in Canada and internationally, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, related financings and reorganizations, and corporate governance. He also advises entrepreneurial families and their family offices on strategic and structural matters.

He is the former General Counsel to the Ontario Securities Commission, the past Chair of the Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee, and a past member of the Commission’s Senior Securities Lawyers Advisory Group and Enforcement Advisory Group.

Jonathan is engaged frequently in the context of mergers and acquisitions by Canadian and international acquirors and boards and special committees of potential targets, as well as their financial advisors. Jonathan also regularly provides advice to various constituents in matters relating to the governance of public entities in the context of their ongoing operations, strategic initiatives, investigations and dissident shareholder activities.  He also provides counsel to families and family offices in Canada and internationally.

He has provided expert evidence in related court proceedings and has represented the Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission and market participants in regulatory proceedings before the Commission, including the Commission’s review of market timing in the mutual fund industry. His clients include Canadian and international companies across a range of industry sectors, family offices, pension funds and private equity investors.

RECOGNITION


Jonathan’s transactional and advisory expertise, in Canada and internationally, is recognized regularly in publications, including Chambers Global, Euromoney, IFLR, Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada and The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. Jonathan has been identified by Who’s Who Legal as one of the 10 most highly regarded individuals worldwide in the field of Corporate Governance and, most recently, as a “thought leader”  in M&A and Governance.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

In addition to lecturing and writing on topics including emerging issues in corporate governance and alternative acquisition and financing structures, Jonathan has taught Advanced Corporate Law and Securities Regulation at the University of Toronto Law School.

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In 2016, Jonathan accepted an appointment as an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University.
 

Education Harvard University (Fellow, Advanced Leadership Initiative, 2016)
University of Toronto (LL.B., 1982)
Oxford University (B.A., Rhodes Scholar, 1979)
Yale University (B.A., 1977)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario