Michael Burkett

Michael Burkett Partner

Michael Burkett


  • Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 2000)
  • Michigan State University (Honours B.A. 1994)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2002
Representative Work
  • Furlani’s Food Corporation in connection with its strategic business combination with Joseph Campione Inc., related debt financing and spin-out of real estate assets.
  • PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk. (Emtek), an Indonesian media conglomerate, in connection with its strategic partnership with Blackberry Ltd. pursuant to which Emtek has secured a perpetual exclusive license to Blackberry’s consumer Blackberry Messenger technology.
  • DS Services in its divestiture to Cott Corporation by Crestview Partners, LP for approximately US$1.25B.
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  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Finance and Securities, Corporate Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Mid-Market.
  • Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining 2017.
  • Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada as a “Corporate Lawyer to Watch”.
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