Edward J. Waitzer

Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance

LLB, LLM (Toronto), of the Bars of Ontario and New York

Faculty Assistant: 
Fonseca, Lynne

Edward J. Waitzer is the inaugural Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance, a joint appointment between Osgoode and the Schulich School of Business.  He has been an adjunct professor at Osgoode, off and on, for the past 15 years and was the Law School’s Falconbridge Professor of Commercial Law in 2006.  During the winter 2008 term, he is teaching Business Associations.  Waitzer was Chair of Stikeman Elliott LLP from 1999 to 2006 and is a Senior Partner whose practice has focused on complex business transactions.  He also advises on a range of public policy and governance matters.  He has served (1993 to 1996) as Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission (and of the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions) and (until 1981) as Vice-President of the Toronto Stock Exchange.  He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of legal and public policy issues and serves or has served as director of a number of corporations, foundations, community organizations, editorial boards and advisory groups.