Susan Hutton

Susan M. Hutton Partner

Susan Hutton


  • University of Toronto (LL.B., bronze medal, 1991)
  • McGill University (Honours B.A. Economics, Faculty of Arts gold medal, 1985)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1993
Representative Work
  • Erwin Hymer Group, as Canadian competition counsel, in its US$2.45B acquisition by Thor Industries.
  • Newfield Exploration Co., as Canadian counsel, in its C$5.5B acquisition by Encana Corp.
  • Bayer AG, as Canadian competition counsel, in respect of the US$9B sale of its agricultural businesses and assets to BASF SE in one of the largest antitrust enforcement divestitures in history.
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  • Chambers Canada 2021 as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust.
  • Chambers Global 2020 as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust.
  • Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 2019 as a recognized lawyer in Stikeman Elliott’s “elite” Competition Group.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “The Morning After: M&A Under Foreign Investment and Competition Regulation Post Pandemic”, Stikeman Elliott and Hill + Knowlton Strategies Webinar, May 2020.
  • “Meet the Enforcers: Canada's New Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell”, American Bar Association, International Committee and International Task Force Teleconference, July 2019 (co-moderator).
  • “Global Merger Clearance: Getting Global Deals Approved” and “Efficiencies and Merger Clearance”, Northwestern Pritzker Law School, 9th Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues, Chicago, June 2018, (panelist).
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