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Taisha Lewis Toronto Lawyer

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 as a mentor with the Black Law Students Association. Taisha is a past member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Business Law Section Executive and the 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.

  • National Bar Association “40 Under 40” Award, 2020
  • Professor Vern Krishna Scholarship, University of Ottawa 2013
  • Educational Foundation Scholarship, University of Ottawa 2013
2013 University of Ottawa Professor Vern Krishna Scholarship Recognized for commitment to business law
2013 University of Ottawa Educational Foundation Scholarship Students Federation of the University of Ottawa Educational Foundation Scholarship for community involvement
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Education

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

Community involvement

  • Mentor, Black Law Students' Association (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)
  • Member, National Bar Association (2018 - present)
  • Director, Dance Collection Danse (2020 - present)
  • Member, Fasken Associates Committee (2019 - 2020)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Business Law Section (2016 - 2019)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division East (2015 - 2017)
  • Executive Committee Member, Ontario Bar Association, Equality Committee (2017)
Panelist M&A Due Diligence Considerations for Deals Involving Government Contractors National Bar Association, Commercial Law Section, Annual Conference location location New Orleans, USA
Speaker Working with Start Ups Toronto Symposium (9th Edition) location location Toronto, ON
Panelist 5th Annual Youth Summit Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals location location Toronto, ON, Canada

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