A partner and the Chair of Torkin Manes’ Corporate/Commercial Group, Sammy has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity and general corporate/commercial law matters across a range of industries.
Sammy’s clients benefit from his sharp business acumen, strong negotiation skills and big-picture mindset; qualities that position him as a strategic advisor on all types of transactions, including multifaceted mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, private equity sponsored transactions, management buyouts, succession planning arrangements and corporate reorganizations. Having a keen understanding of the pace of a transaction, Sammy confidently delivers practical, value-added advice and works collaboratively with opposing parties and their counsel toward the successful completion of a given transaction.
In his role as general counsel to his clients, he adeptly advises on a broad scope of corporate and commercial matters that impact their day-to-day business and supports them through all key moments in their business’ evolution.
With service excellence a key priority, Sammy invests significant time to get to know his clients, the nuances of their businesses, as well as the industries in which they operate to ensure he provides them with premium counsel tailored to their circumstances. Clients have consistently praised Sammy for his responsiveness, approachability and pragmatism; characteristics that have contributed to the success he has experienced in gaining his clients’ trust and achieving favourable results on their behalf.
As a testament to his top-tier legal counsel, Sammy is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Credentials & Affiliations
- Ontario Bar, 2007
- LLB, University of Western Ontario, 2006
- BSc, York University, 2002
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Canadian Bar Association
- Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
- M&A Club
- Ontario Bar Association