With a transactionally-oriented commercial practice, Michael has wide experience in negotiated commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, public securities, not-for-profit sector issues, corporate governance matters and private company structuring. He also consults regularly with clients on estate planning, trust matters, wealth management, strategic asset allocation and planned and structured donations. His practice includes :
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Commercial transactions
- Public Securities and Venture Capital
- Not-for-Profit Corporations and Charities
Michael has been included in the 15th Edition of the Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2021, recognized for his exceptional work and contributions in the area of corporate law. (www.bestlawyers.com)
Chair of the Audit Committee of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim of Montreal
Chair of the Audit Committee of Federation CJA (the central fundraising and social services coordinating organization for the Montreal Jewish Community).
Member of the Advisory Committee of the Peter Brojde Lung Cancer Centre of the Jewish General Hospital of Montreal.
Member of the international Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Past President of the Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal (established to provide financial support to both organizations and individuals in the Montreal Jewish Community).
Past Chair of the Quebec Business Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Past member of the Governing Council of the Quebec Bar and Past Treasurer of The Bar of Montreal.
Trustee of many private trusts.
Present and past Director and/or Officer of many private and public corporations
Board of Trustees of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation of Montreal.
Board of Trustees of the YM-YWHA of Montreal (the Montreal Jewish Community Centre).
Board of Governors, Officer and Member of the Investment Committee of the Foundation for the YM-YWHA.
Past Member of the Board and Officer of the Segal Centre for Performing Arts of Montreal.
Quebec Bar Association
Elm Ridge Golf Club
Bachelor of Civil Law (1965), McGill University