Gordon Cameron has joined Bennett Jones (US) LLP as Principal in New York City. He brings more than 15 years of experience working in New York in the areas of corporate finance, private equity and cross-border transactions where he has developed deep ties to New York’s business and legal communities.
“We grow where our clients need us and have been expanding our presence in key U.S. markets and areas of business, practising exclusively Canadian law,” says Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones. “Gordon is an outstanding corporate lawyer who is deeply integrated into New York’s business community. He’s a superb match for our clients.”
Gordon is originally from Vancouver and has almost 20 years of experience in corporate and securities law. He focuses on private equity, corporate finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and other cross-border matters.
“Investors and funds are looking for growth opportunities north of the border. I have a deep commitment to client success, fitting them with the right opportunity and providing practical and tailored Canadian legal advice. This is something I’ve been very passionate about as a Canadian lawyer in New York,” says Gordon.
The Bennett Jones (US) team practises Canadian law and supports U.S. and international clients, and their legal and financial advisors, on commercial transactions and investments in Canada. The team includes:
- Brian Rose, Senior Counsel: Brian leads a number of the firm's global business activities, including initiatives to support international clients operating and investing in Canada. He is also based in New York.
- Melanie Aitken, Partner and Managing Principal of Bennett Jones (US) LLP: Melanie served as Canada’s Competition Commissioner, in charge of the Canadian Competition Bureau from 2009 to 2012. She runs the firm’s Washington presence and is co-chair of the firm’s Global Antitrust and Competition Law Department. Her practice is also exclusively in Canadian law.
- David Glassberg, Senior Business Advisor: David practised corporate law in New York and other U.S. markets, and was Irving Oil’s Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary from 2001 to 2016. He provides strategic advice to Bennett Jones clients on critical business issues including governance, public affairs and risk management.
Gordon is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Foreign Law Association, and the Law Society of British Columbia.
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