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Freeman Sheldon
Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Sheldon Freeman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2012

PLC Which Lawyer?, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2010

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Sheldon Freeman - Recognized, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2009

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 in a business law group at Goodmans. He has developed a leading practice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, 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. 

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

Sheldon 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.

RECOGNITION

Sheldon is recognized as a leading lawyer by 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.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

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

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

Law Society of Ontario

Year of Call

1997 Ontario