Matt McLeod

Of Counsel
Based in the firm's Toronto office, Matt McLeod is Of Counsel in the firm's corporate and mergers and acquisitions practice group, with his practice focusing on corporate and commercial law. Matt advises clients in mergers & acquisitions, organizing and structuring new and existing corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures, and drafting foundational documents, such as shareholder agreements and other corporate governance documents. He advises companies and individuals in the negotiation of various contracts and resolving disputes. Matt also sits on the board of directors of a private Canadian licensed producer of cannabis.

Before joining Dickinson Wright, Matt was a cannabis executive working for both private and public companies in federally regulated cannabis production and provincially regulated cannabis retail. Prior to working in cannabis, Matt was a lawyer at the New York City office of a large Canadian law firm.

Education & Credentials


Royal Military College of Canada

B. Eng, Chemical Engineering, 2007

Royal Military College of Canada

M.B.A., Business/Commerce, 2009

Western University

J.D., 2012

Bar Admission

  • New York2014
  • Ontario2013

Spoken Languages

  • French
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