Curtis Cusinato has joined Bennett Jones LLP as a partner in the firm's Toronto office. He brings 25 years of experience in corporate and securities law, with a focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions.
"Curtis is a brilliant lawyer and a consummate deal-maker," says Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones. "He's highly respected for his legal and business acumen in Canada, the United States and globally. We're very pleased to welcome him to Bennett Jones."
Curtis advises leading public and private companies and private equity groups on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged and management buyouts, going private transactions, initial public offerings and other capital markets transactions. His practice covers a wide range of industries and he serves various clients including multinational companies, Canadian chartered banks, investment and merchant banks, private equity groups and other varied funds.
“I’m excited to be joining Bennett Jones. The firm has an outstanding reputation for its work on multifaceted deals and its deep relationships in the global business community,” says Curtis. “Today’s legal landscape is interconnected and complex. Bennett Jones, through its first-class network and team, is ideally positioned to support clients in navigating this environment.”
Curtis is ranked in multiple legal directories as one of the leading lawyers in M&A, corporate and commercial law in Canada, the United States and internationally. In addition to the law, Curtis is actively involved in his community. Most recently Curtis joined a team of cyclists as they undertook the Wellspring Peloton Challenge—riding from Toronto to Las Vegas in support of the Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation.
About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to 400 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.