Ms Sherri Altshuler > Aird & Berlis LLP > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Aird & Berlis LLP
BROOKFIELD PLACE
181 BAY STREET, SUITE 1800
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5J 2T9
Canada

Work Department

Sherri is co-Practice Group Leader of the firm's Capital Markets Group and a member of the Corporate/Commercial, Mining, Capital Pool Company, Startups and Cannabis Groups.

Position

Partner

Career

With specialized expertise in capital markets, corporate and M&A transactions, Sherri has assisted Canadian, American and International clients in the cannabis sector with a variety of commercial matters, including debt and equity financings, public listings (IPOs and RTOs), supply agreements, licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other commercial arrangements. She also advises clients on regulatory matters. Sherri is recognized as a leading lawyer in Cannabis Law by The Legal 500 Canada, Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2017, Sherri was recognized as one of Lexpert magazine’s Rising Stars: Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40 and, in 2018, was recognized as a leading lawyer to watch in the area of Corporate Finance & Securities. Sherri is a member of the Ontario Securities Commission Small and Medium Enterprises Committee and a member of the TSX Venture Exchange Ontario Advisory Committee.

Memberships

American Bar Association
International Cannabis Bar Association
Women in Capital Markets
Women Lawyers of Interlaw

Education

LLB, University of Windsor, 2004
BA (Hons., with Distinction), University of Western Ontario, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Cannabis

Toronto-based Aird & Berlis LLP has a presence in the mid-market and has used its historical strength in advising early stage companies to its advantage in the cannabis sector. Clients are drawn from the medical and recreational spheres and include producers, distributors and healthcare organizations. The group has experience across the full spread of transactional and regulatory matters, but corporate finance remains the key driver of activity, and the team is routinely involved in financing and go-public transactions. Capital markets co-head Sherri Altshuler and corporate finance partner Richard Kimel are the key contacts.