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Fasken Grows Emerging Technology Group with the Addition of Leading Partner

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Toronto (Canada) Marc Shewchun joins Fasken as a partner in the Emerging Technology group in our Toronto office.

With over 20 years of experience acting for private and public technology companies, Marc is a seasoned legal advisor who brings a deep knowledge of the evolving startup ecosystem to helping clients achieve their business objectives. Prior to joining Fasken, Marc founded a unique legal services program at another leading law firm dedicated to providing high quality legal services to early stage ventures in Canada.

As a business executive, Marc also draws from managerial and operational experience in finance, facilities, customer support and community management in understanding current business challenges and anticipating those to come. His results-oriented approach to navigating corporate transactions and day-to-day corporate advisory experience is sought by technology sector clients across Canada.

“Marc has a lot of experience and knowledge of the startup ecosystem, which makes him a great fit with our team. Emerging Tech is a vibrant sector, with creative people generating new ideas. Our job as lawyers is to help clients protect their ideas and grow successful companies. Marc will play a key role in the continuing expansion of our national Emerging Tech group,” says Martin Denyes, Managing Partner, Ontario.

“Fasken is a go-to firm for strategic end-to-end legal services and deal advice and I’m pleased to join the leading Emerging Tech team,” said Marc Shewchun, Partner. “I look forward to collaborating and supporting the Firm as it continues to innovate in ever-changing markets.”

Our Emerging Technology group is a diverse and highly skilled multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to serving the Emerging Technology industry. This group is the only fully integrated legal team in Canada that offers day-to-day strategic advice to the Canadian Emerging Technology market in the areas vital to your success, such as growth (including VC financing) and exit strategy, IP strategy; and data and cybersecurity strategy.

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