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McCarthy Tétrault

Work Department

Capital Markets


Alyson is a corporate lawyer who acts as counsel to various public and private companies, independent committees, underwriters and financial advisors on various securities and corporate law matters. Her extensive experience includes advising on public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, financial advisory matters, corporate governance matters, take-over bids, mergers, reorganizations and other business combinations, shareholder activism, proxy contests, stock exchange listing matters, regulatory compliance, and general corporate matters for public and private companies.


Law Society of Alberta; Law Society of Ontario; Canadian Bar Association; Calgary Bar Association; CFA Society Calgary; Institute of Corporate Directors


Alyson obtained her BA Honours from the University of Western Ontario and LLB from Queen’s University. Alyson is a qualified CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and she has completed the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.


Member of the Board of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Governance Committee and Finance and Audit Committee

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Capital markets

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Leveraging its top-tier financial services practice, McCarthy Tétrault‘s close banking relationships yield a steady flow of underwriter-side mandates. The group also represents seasoned financial issuers on bond offerings, with its finance strength translating into a premier DCM practice; indeed, one banking client highlights it as ‘the best law firm in Canada for structured finance‘. Among its recent flagship equity deals, Toronto-based capital markets co-head Andrew Parker advised BMO Capital Markets and BMO Nesbitt Burns on the Bank of Montreal’s C$3.1bn public offering. On the debt front, Calgary’s Alyson Goldman represented a syndicate of underwriters, led by CIBC World Markets, in Suncor Energy $750m notes offering. Other senior specialists in Toronto include structured finance expert Marc MacMullin, who leads the national financial services group, and structured finance co-head Dean Masse, while high-profile capital markets co-head Patrick Boucher is recommended in Montreal. Up-and-coming names include Toronto-based Jo-Anna Brimmer, who focuses on securitization, covered bonds and debt capital markets, and talented associate Isabelle Nazon in Montreal.