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Sean Stevens Toronto Lawyer

Sean S. Stevens

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1999
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Sean Stevens’ corporate and commercial practice is focused on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate reorganizations and infrastructure projects. Clients include public and private companies, private equity funds and their investors and lenders and project sponsors.

For two decades Sean has provided strategic advice to clients on transformational transactions. Clients rely on Sean for creative and pragmatic advice in structuring, negotiating and completing transactions. Sean has led deals across a wide range of industries including communications, infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, technology and logistics, to name a few.

In his infrastructure practice, Sean regularly advises sponsors and lenders in connection with complex infrastructure transactions, including public private partnerships (PPP), as well as both strategic and financial investors in their investments in critical infrastructure assets. Notable infrastructure transactions in which Sean has played a key role include the UC Merced 2020 Project (recognized by IJGlobal Americas as the 2016 North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year), the Pennsylvania Rapid Bridges Project (IJGlobal North American PPP Deal of the Year for 2015) and the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project (IJGlobal North American Rail Deal of the Year for 2015). The Fasken Global Infrastructure and Projects Team was named North America’s 2018 “Public Sector Legal Adviser of the Year” by IJGlobal.

Sean is also a trusted advisor to several private equity and venture capital funds and provides strategic advice in connection with fund formation issues, negotiations with investors and ongoing governance matters, as well as on investments and dispositions by those funds.

Sean is the relationship partner for ArcelorMittal and DuPont, managing the Firm’s relationships with these key clients.

Sean is the Chair for the Ontario Region’s Business Law Group and a member of the Firm’s National Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Steering Committee. He is also Chair of the Toronto office’s Student Committee. His expertise has been recognized by Legal 500 Canada and he has been named an Actitas Star.


  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Private Equity, Lexpert 2020
  • Named as as Acritas Stars Lawyer - 2019, Acritas Stars 2019
  • Recognized for Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500 Canada 2015
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Education

  • LLB Dalhousie University
  • BA (Honours), Economics Queen's University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Chair, Fasken Martineau Student Development Committee
Converting the Business Deal into a Legal Agreement Regular guest lecturer, Osgoode Hall location location Toronto
Legal Opinions in Commercial Transactions Chair, Ontario Bar Association Conference location location Toronto

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