Jennifer is a Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, practicing in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, capital markets/securities, corporate, corporate governance and mining. Jennifer advises acquirers, targets, investors and boards on M&A, equity and debt financings, private equity matters, and shareholder activism and engagement. A trusted adviser to public and private companies in Canada and internationally, Jennifer regularly counsels on securities law and public reporting. She guides management, boards and committees on corporate governance issues and best practices, as well as transaction-specific issues and general corporate and commercial matters, and is the lead author of Davies’ annual Governance Insights report.
Clients choose Jennifer’s business-minded approach for complex transactions, especially those that involve assets and operations in multiple jurisdictions. Jennifer works across a wide range of industries – including mining and energy/utilities, retail, financial services, pharmaceutical, private equity, real estate, manufacturing and other heavy industries.
Jennifer teaches the corporate transactions course at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development LLM program. She is a member of the Royal Ontario Museum’s Royal Patrons Circle Committee and has been a member of the Malachy’s Soiree Steering Committee since 2018. Jennifer is the recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award for Mid-Career Excellence in M&A (2018).