Michael G. Martin

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Transactions
    • Structuring and implementation of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, financings, private equity transactions and other transactions in a broad range of sectors
    • Organization and reorganization of corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, strategic alliances, special purpose vehicles and other entities, including the preparation of the related partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements and other governance documents
  • Franchises, Dealerships & Distributorships
    • Acquisition and disposition of franchise businesses
  • Start-Up and Early-Stage Companies
  • Aviation
    • Aircraft acquisition

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Laws, 1992
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Commerce, 1989

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2001
  • British Columbia 1993

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Presentations

  • Co-presenter, M&A Transactions: Private, Public & Acquisition Facilities, BD&P Client Seminar, October 2015
  • Panel member, Using Transaction Insurance to Solve Risk Allocation in the Current M&A Transaction Environment, BD&P Client Seminar co-hosted with Gallagher Energy Risk Services and Ironshore Canada, June 2015

Professional & Firm Involvement

  • Leader, Commercial Transactions Business Unit, BD&P
  • Member, Finance Committee, BD&P