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Adam Givertz is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Securities and Canadian Practice Groups. Based in New York and Toronto, Adam regularly advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, as well as with respect to corporate governance matters.

Adam completed a clerkship at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal, is an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and was previously an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Adam has been recognized in The American Lawyer as a top M&A lawyer in Canada and cited in Who’s Who Legal and The Legal 500 as a leading capital markets practitioner.


Adam's experience covers a broad range of industries, including mining and metals, oil and gas, financial services, technology and telecom.  Adam has acted for companies in connection with a wide variety of negotiated and contested public M&A transactions, as well as in connection with private acquisitions, minority investments and joint ventures.  Adam has also acted for issuers and underwriters in numerous high yield offerings, as well as equity, equity-linked, investment grade debt and liability management transactions.



  • LL.B, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • M.A., Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • B.A., University of Toronto

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Foreign Legal Consultant, Ontario

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AmLaw Recognizes Paul, Weiss for
“Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada”

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