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Alan D. Litwack


Mr. Litwack's practice is devoted to corporate/commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions and securities and capital markets. Alan acts generally as counsel to public and private corporations on corporate and business matters and on shareholders disputes.

His mergers & acquisitions practice includes Canadian and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and sales, as well as experience in takeover bids, both on the target and the acquirer sides, friendly and hostile. 

His corporate finance and securities practice includes Canadian and cross border public and private offerings of debt, equity, convertible and hybrid securities, stock exchange listings, and other matters for issuers. He also advises professional services firms on tax and structural issues and owners entrepreneurs on succession planning. 

Industry sector experience includes high tech, telecommunications, retail, clean tech, environmental, manufacturing, real estate, cannabis, renewable energy projects, business services and professional services firms.

Alan has been a lecturer in Securities Law and an instructor in Tax Law at the Bar Admission Course, Law Society of Ontario.

Education & Credentials


Yeshiva University

B.A., Mathematics, 1974

University of Ottawa

LL.B., 1977

Called to the Bar of Ontario


Professional Involvement

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario


  • Co-Author, "Snowbirds Purchasing United States Real Estate," GIVING Advice, Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto, 2022 
  • Moderator, "Can you Afford to have Former Rock Stars in your Post M&A Deal?," Association for Corporate Growth Toronto, Capital Connection 2021, November 2021 
  • Ethical Issues in Business Law, Protecting Privilege, LSUC, 2014
  • Buying and Selling a Business, LSUC, 2014
  • Professionalism for Business Lawyers, LSUC, Program Chair, 2011-2013
  • Baby Boomer Accountants: Preserving Value - Suggestions for Small Firms and Sole Practitioners, 2010
  • Contributor, World Watch Toronto, Financier Worldwide, April 2009
  • Conflict between Management & Board of Directors, CCCA, 2007
  • Buying and Selling a Law Practice, Program Chair, LSUC, 2002, 2007
  • Independent Committees - Have They Been Special, Federated Press, 1997
  • Poison Pills: Tension Between Directors Duties and Shareholders' Rights, 1995
  • Director’s Briefing, CCH, 1995
  • Corporate Briefing, CCH, 1995
  • Take-Over Bid Chapter, The Director’s Manual CCH, 1995
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