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Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel

Jennifer M. Smith

Counsel Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2007
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Jennifer is a corporate/commercial lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office. She supports clients with respect to corporate governance and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, public procurement, and complex commercial and technology transactions. She also advises on regulatory matters relating to financial services, consumer protection, lotteries and gaming, advertising, and marketing.

Jennifer has represented and advised financial institutions, Crown corporations, and private and public companies in a variety of industries. She has extensive prior experience as in-house counsel, which she draws upon to provide practical, business-oriented advice.

Jennifer obtained her JD in 2005 from the University of Toronto, and holds a Canadian Risk Management (CRM) Designation from the Global Risk Management Institute. 


Client Work

  • Mavrck secures US$135 million investment from Summit Partners and acquires Later to build a platform that drives revenue for brands and creators,
  • Intrawest ULC sells a 75% interest in the partnerships that operate Whistler Blackcomb for $681 million as part of an initial public offering of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., and related refinancing,
  • Credit union sells its mutual fund advisory and management business to a mutual fund company and completes a US$90 million mutual fund merger,
  • A Canadian bank completes divesture of its retail loan portfolio to another Canadian bank,

Career & Education


  • JD University of Toronto
  • MA, International Relations University of Toronto
  • BSFS (cum laude), Walsh School of Foreign Service Georgetown University

Memberships & Affiliations


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