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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.

Experience

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.

Practices

Education

  • 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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Related Resources

Jan 29, 2016 | News

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Closes Investment in US Farm Trust

Jan 12, 2016 | Publications

2015 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments

Dec 22, 2015 | News

General Atlantic to Take Minority Stake in Pague Menos Pharmacies

Dec 17, 2015 | Publications

SEC Re-Proposes Rules for Resource Extraction Issuers

Jul 30, 2015 | News

OceanaGold to Acquire Romarco Minerals for Cdn$856 Million

Jul 15, 2015 | News

Shred-it to Be Acquired by Stericycle for $2.3 Billion

Jun 05, 2015 | News

Paramount Resources Closes $450 Million Senior Notes Offering 

May 27, 2015 | News

NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Completes Acquisition of B&G Crane

May 04, 2015 | Publications

Q1 2015 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments

Apr 29, 2015 | News

Mitel Networks Completes Acquisition of Mavenir Systems

Apr 27, 2015 | News

NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul to Purchase B&G Crane

Mar 02, 2015 | News

Mitel Networks to Acquire Mavenir Systems for $560 Million

Feb 17, 2015 | News

Timmins Gold Announces Acquisition of Newstrike Capital

Jan 22, 2015 | Events

Paul, Weiss Hosts Seminar Series on U.S. Legal Developments Affecting Canadian Companies

Jan 09, 2015 | Publications

2014 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments

Dec 02, 2014 | News

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Closes Equity Investment in Tierpoint

Oct 24, 2014 | News

TierPoint to Acquire Xand 

Nov 25, 2014 | News

Suncor Energy Closes $750 Million Public Offering

Nov 13, 2014 | News

Encana Acquires Athlon Energy for $7.1 Billion

Oct 27, 2014 | News

Lundin Mining Closes $1 Billion Offering of Senior Secured Notes

Oct 14, 2014 | Publications

Q3 2014 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments

Oct 06, 2014 | News

Lundin Mining Announces $1.8 Billion Acquisition of Chilean Copper Assets From Freeport-McMoRan 

Sep 29, 2014 | News

Encana to Acquire Athlon

Aug 21, 2014 | News

Franco-Nevada Completes $500 Million Offering of Common Shares

Jul 18, 2014 | Publications

Q2 2014 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments

Jun 30, 2014 | News

Yamana Gold Closes $500 Million Senior Notes Offering 

Jul 02, 2014 | News

RSA Completes Sale of Its Majority Owned Canadian Insurance Brokerage Business

Of Note

Jul 24, 2013

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