Partner announcement

Torys congratulates new partner Laurie Duke

February 12, 2015

We are delighted to welcome Laurie Duke to the partnership.

Laurie Duke’s practice focuses on corporate law, with an emphasis private equity and on mergers and acquisitions. She has experience advising a wide variety of private equity firms and pension plans in domestic and international investment (direct and co-investments), M&A and divestiture transactions and has advised clients regarding both public and private company targets in various industries. Laurie also has experience advising clients engaged in cross-border tender offers, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, bankruptcy-related asset sales and corporate reorganizations. She has also advised clients on a broad range of corporate, securities, governance, Canadian pension fund and regulatory matters.

Torys LLP

Torys is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

We believe that clients should respect, trust and like their legal counsel. Our clients tend to be deeply loyal, enjoying in return Torys\' exceptional loyalty and value, and enduring professional and personal bonds.

Torys operates from offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary and Montréal.

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Laurie N. Duke

Torys LLP

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Osgoode Hall Law School

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