Michael Melanson advises clients on a variety of corporate and securities law matters, with a particular focus on capital markets transactions.
Michael practises extensively in the capital markets area, with an emphasis on public and private offerings of securities, takeover bids and mergers and acquisitions. He acts for clients in a wide range of industries, particularly in the mining industry. One area of focus of Michael's practice is representing clients in China, Hong Kong and other international markets.
Michael's recent recognitions include:
- 2021 Chambers Global and 2021 Chambers Canada– Leading lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources, Mining
- 2021 Best Lawyers – Leading lawyer, Mining, Natural Law and Securities
- 2020 Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition – One of the Leading Mining in Canada
- 2020 The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – Most consistently recommended, Mining and repeatedly recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities and Corporate Mid-Market
Michael is a member of the American Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.
Michael is a member of the Global Advancement Board of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a recipient of the Arbor Award for volunteer service to the University of Toronto.