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Ora (She/Her/Hers) is a partner in the Firm. She leads the Toronto office’s Corporate group and Securities group.

Ora advises on public and private capital market transactions and securities regulatory matters, including stock exchange listings, corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance matters. She acts on behalf of both underwriters and issuers in initial public offerings and subsequent private placement and public offerings.

Ora is a member of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Securities Advisory Committee, which provides advice to the OSC on legislative and policy initiatives, and capital markets trends. She frequently authors articles and speaks on Canadian corporate law and capital markets topics.

Ora is actively involved in the community and firm initiatives including recruitment and mentoring programs. She is co-president of the Toronto alumni club and a member of the alumni board of Brandeis University.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Capital markets

In addition to its far-reaching international platform, Dentons stands out for its broad national coverage, which takes in six offices across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. Cannabis remains a core industry for the group, with Toronto-based sector specialist Eric Foster noted for his expertise in this area. Other key contacts include capital markets and private equity-focused Dan Shea; Toronto-based Ora Wexler, who specializes in cross-border offerings; and Calgary-based Bennett Wong, who spearheads the securities and corporate finance group nationally.

Canada > Corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

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One of the largest international firms, Dentons is naturally extremely active on the cross-border front, demonstrating particular accomplishment in matters intersecting Europe, Latin America, China and Australia; its team is geared to handle both corporate M&A and private equity transactions and is well-versed in a number of sectors including energy, technology, cannabis, mining, infrastructure, telecoms and entertainment. Alex Farcas serves as M&A lead, boasting distinct know-how in go-private transactions and public company governance, while simultaneously supporting on a wealth of share and asset, take-over bid and restructuring transactions; he is based in Toronto alongside Ora Wexler, a partner who is forging a prominent reputation for her work on multi-jurisdictional capital market deals.