James R. Elder

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3
Phone: (416) 367-6188
Fax: (416) 367-6749
E-mail: jelder@blg.com

Partner and national leader of BLG's Private Company Group. Toronto regional leader of BLG's Corporate Commercial Group from 2007 to 2016. Practice focuses primarily on domestic and cross-border private mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private equity investments, partnerships and financings. Also advises on corporate reorganizations, restructuring of insolvent corporations, professional corporations, joint ventures, private placements, earn-outs, shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, stock and incentive based compensation and a broad range of commercial agreements. Adjunct Professor of mergers & acquisitions at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law. Frequent writer on issues concerning directors' and officers' liability. Member of numerous private company boards. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.

Year Called to the Bar:1987 (ON)
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