Ms. Sherri M. Altshuler
Co-Leader, Cannabis Group, Aird & Berlis LLP
Sherri earns the trust of her clients by adeptly managing complex and time-sensitive corporate finance transactions and by providing relevant, business-focused solutions to corporate/commercial and capital markets issues. Her depth of perspective and understanding of corporate and securities law matters comes from her ongoing representation of clients ranging from small and medium enterprises to established multi-billion dollar corporations. Sherri effectively prioritizes issues on complex and time-sensitive transactions, and works diligently to ensure that outcomes align with her clients’ overall business goals.
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. Her practice is focused on mergers, acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, public and private financings and ongoing corporate and commercial matters. She has developed specialized expertise in capital markets transactions, including advising real estate investment trusts with respect to board governance, securities and financing matters.
Sherri regularly advises corporations on public offerings, private placement financings, flow-through financings, reverse takeovers, stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure, corporate governance and the formation and completion of qualifying transactions for companies established under the TSX Venture Exchange Capital Pool Company Program.
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. Sherri previously completed a six-month term of secondment with the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission where she was responsible for reviewing and clearing prospectuses and considering applications for relief from the requirements of the Securities Act (Ontario). Sherri also instructs Corporate Finance at Windsor Law School and is a frequent public speaker.