Stikeman Elliott welcomes two new partners

January 5, 2017

Stikeman Elliott is pleased to welcome two new members to the partnership. As of January 1, 2017, Jeff Hershenfield is a partner in Toronto, and Stephanie Weschler is a partner in Montréal.

Jeff Hershenfield is a member of the Corporate Group. He has a broad capital markets practice with a focus on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and derivatives, as well as general corporate and commercial law. He has acted for private equity funds, financial institutions, investment fund managers, boards of directors and special committees in numerous public and private M&A transactions, issuers and securities dealers in a wide range of public and private corporate finance transactions, and advises on cross-border securities offerings, M&A transactions, corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance matters. Jeff is a member of the firm's M&A/Negotiated Transactions Group, Securities Practice Group and the Structured Financial Products and Derivatives Group and sits on the firm's Student Committee.

Stephanie Weschler is a member of the Employment and Labour Group in Montréal. Her practice is focused on all aspects of employment law, with a particular emphasis on advising public and private companies on the employment and labour law aspects of purchase and sale transactions. Stephanie has strong expertise in private equity firm acquisitions and divestitures as well as in cross-border matters, acting for clients throughout Canada, the US and internationally purchasing targets in Canada. Stephanie also provides strategic advice and assists clients in drafting executive agreements, change of control agreements, and restrictive covenants agreements, and advises on all matters relating to individual labour standards, human rights, the implementation of human resources documents, workplace investigation and more.