Lara Nathans > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

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Lara is McCarthy Tetrault’s Industry Strategy Leader, responsible for leading the firm and its people to truly understand and align with the unique needs of our clients and their industries. As the Leader of the firm’s Retail and Consumer Markets Group, Lara is a trusted advisor to consumer-facing companies looking to establish or grow in the Canadian market. She advises global companies entering the Canadian market (whether through M&A, e-commerce, bricks and mortar or a combination) on their market entry strategies and related legal issues. She excels at negotiating mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and commercial matters for consumer facing businesses. Practical in her approach, Lara provides well-informed guidance on Canadian entry and global expansion strategies and related legal issues. Lara recently advised on significant transactions for Home Depot and Nestle/Starbucks, and each of Nordstrom and LL Bean’s expansions into Canada.


Ontario, 2002.


Canadian Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Bar Association.