BA (Toronto), LLB (Osgoode)
Co-Chair of Goodmans LLP. Practices corporate, commercial and securities law and provides counsel in connection with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business restructurings. Mr. Lastman is a director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. and is an Alternate NHL Governor. He also serves on the boards of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. In addition to being a director of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, Mr. Lastman was also a recipient of “Canada's Top 40 Under 40” in 1995 and their “Best of the Best” Canadian Leadership Award in 2005.
Mr. Lastman is recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (corporate/M&A) and has been recommended by Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers (corporate/M&A), Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer (corporate/M&A), Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading M&A Lawyers, IFLR 1000 (M&A), The Lexpert/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (corporate finance) and The Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate/M&A /securities). He serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children.
Mr. Lastman is a lecturer in securities law at Osgoode Hall Law School and was the recipient of the “Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence” in 2005.