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Taisha  Lewis

Taisha Lewis

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2014
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Toronto
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Taisha Lewis’ corporate commercial and securities law practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Taisha advises clients on a wide range of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private placements, debt and equity offerings, and regulatory exemptions.

Taisha has a broad practice advising companies on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private placements, debt and equity offerings, and regulatory compliance matters. Taisha also advises clients on corporate governance matters, including shareholder arrangements and management fiduciary duties. In particular, Taisha has experience advising high technology and knowledge-based companies.

In addition to her practice, Taisha is actively involved in the legal community, currently serving on the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Business Law Section Executive and serving as a mentor with the Black Law Students Association. Taisha is a past member of the OBA Young Lawyers Division East Executive.

Taisha received her JD from the University of Ottawa. During law school, Taisha completed an internship with Bank of Montreal’s Legal, Corporate and Compliance Group.

Prior to joining Fasken, Taisha practiced at a respected Ottawa-based business law firm advising technology companies on transactional matters.

  • Professor Vern Krishna Scholarship for commitment to business law (2013, University of Ottawa)
  • Students Federation of the University of Ottawa Educational Foundation Scholarship for community involvement (2013, University of Ottawa)
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Education

  • JD University of Ottawa
  • B.A. (Honours), Arts & Science (H.A/Sci), Summa Cum Laude, Minor in French McMaster University

Community involvement

  • Mentor, Black Law Students’ Association, University of Ottawa (2017 - present)
  • Mentor, Women’s Legal Mentorship Program, University of Ottawa (2012 - 2013)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (2014 - present)
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association (2014 - present)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Business Law Section (2016 - present)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division East (2015 - 2017)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Equality Committee (2017)

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