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Sheldon Freeman

Partner

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

Tel:   416.597.6256
Fax:   416.979.1234

Sheldon Freeman is a partner at Goodmans and has developed a leading practice in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.  He is recognized for his successes in completing sophisticated transactions with efficiency and precision, and has a reputation for resolving complex issues in a practical manner.  Sheldon is also known for his regular involvement in high-profile transactions and expertise in corporate governance.  He has been instrumental in the development of Goodmans’ REITs and Income Securities practice group and is particularly accomplished in structuring and implementing cross-border transactions.

Sheldon’s strong corporate and securities law practice and significant expertise in completing a wide range of multi-faceted transactions has also provided him with numerous opportunities to act on behalf of both underwriters and issuers in IPOs and subsequent offerings.

Sheldon also has built a substantial general corporate practice, advising various clients on issues ranging from formation to shareholder disputes and liquidity events.  He is placed in the top tier of his peers in terms of his exposure to complex, high-profile proxy contests, public take-over bids and other merger and acquisition transactions, many of which were highly contested.

Sheldon is recognized as a leading lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of corporate, leveraged buyouts and private equity, mergers and acquisitions and securities law and The Canadian Legal Lexpert®Directory for corporate finance and securities.

Sheldon is currently a member of the Securities Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Ontario Securities Commission. SAC advises the Ontario Securities Commission on legislative and policy initiatives and capital markets trends.

Sheldon returned to school after several years in the corporate world and completed his law degree in 1995.  He joined Goodmans the same year.

Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1995)
Wilfrid Laurier University (B.A. (Political Science), Diploma in Business Administration, 1987)
Year of Call

1997 Ontario