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Andrea FitzGerald

Andrea FitzGerald

afitzgerald@casselsbrock.com
Telephone: 416 860 6525
Fax: 416 640 3194

Toronto
Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2
Canada

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Andrea FitzGerald is a partner in the Business Law Group at Cassels Brock. She specializes in the area of securities law and acts as lead counsel for companies involved in initial public offerings, mergers, acquisitions, takeover bids, going-private transactions, spin-off transactions, corporate reorganizations, corporate finance and corporate governance matters. In addition, she acts as counsel for several investment dealers on both corporate finance and securities regulation matters.

Andrea’s practice is international in scope, including both domestic and international companies and spans several sectors, including technology, online gaming, biopharmaceutical and mining.

Andrea regularly advises on securities regulatory compliance matters, and has expertise in mineral project disclosure. Andrea also has experience advising boards of directors and special committees on corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Andrea has been a course leader and speaker for Federated Press on securities compliance. She has been a presenter on corporate governance matters as well as preparing for a going-public transaction at TSX Ignite events targeted at emerging small- and medium-sized enterprises. She has lectured in Latin America on North American capital markets and currently lectures as an adjunct professor on mining corporate finance at Western University Law School. She is listed as a global leader and one of the best lawyers in Canada by Lexpert.

Andrea is a member of the Emerging Companies and Technology Group, the Mining Group and the Women’s Practice Development Committee at the firm.

Education

Western University, LL.B., 1998

York University, B.A., 1995

Recent Work

Conferences, Speaking Engagements, Events

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Call to the bar

Ontario, 2000

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Achievements

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018-2019 (Mining)
  • Lexpert Special Edition - Global Leaders in Mining 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017-2020 (Mining; Natural Resources)

Pro Bono/Community Involvement

  • Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) – Prior Co-Chair of Gala Committee

Expertise

Emerging Companies & Technology
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mining
Securities