Jon Levin has an unmatched reputation for providing top-level advice. An advocate of exemplary client service, Jon has acted as lead counsel in high profile financings, takeovers and restructuring transactions. In the corporate governance area, Jon has advised special committees and has provided strategic guidance on board procedures and the implementation of governance polices in response to new legislation and developments.
Internationally recognized for his expertise, Jon has been ranked by leading legal directories, including Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal, and Lexpert. Jon was also named as one of Canada’s most creative lawyers by the National Post and Lexpert magazine due to his ability to bring new perspectives to both legal and business-related situations. International Financial Law Review states that he is highly regarded for his “understanding of the client’s business,” Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Banking Lawyers have also branded him a leading expert in Canadian banking and insolvency law.
Jon has served as a director of a number of public and private companies, and has served as an advisory panel member to equity investment funds. He was a member of the board of directors and audit committee of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and served as a member of the board of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He has been retained by numerous financial institutions and other clients as an expert witness in relation to certain legal and banking practices.
Jon has been involved in numerous continuing legal education programs sponsored by organizations including the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, Federated Press, Insight Professional Conferences, and the Canadian Institute. He is the recipient of a Dedicated Service Award from the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario. Jon is often quoted by leading media outlets, Jon has provided thoughtful insights on market trends to The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Business News Network, Lexpert Magazine and Law Times.