Philippe Johnson

Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Philippe Johnson

Philippe Johnson

Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Biography

A banker before he became a lawyer, Philippe has spent almost two decades
advising leading companies — Canadian, U.S. and international — on their
most important Canadian investments. He has advised clients on mergers and
acquisitions, divestitures, private placements, financings, corporate
reorganizations, joint ventures and other major projects. Crossborder
and
international deals are a significant area of focus.
Philippe has been a member of our Management Committee since 2012. He is
a director and trustee of Fondation Montréal inc., a nonprofit
organization that
funds and supports entrepreneurial startups in Montréal. He is also a director of
Fondation Serge Marcil, which focuses on improving the wellbeing
of children in
Haiti and Africa.

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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Number of Boards

3

Number of Awards

1

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Philippe Johnson
Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Education
Bachelor of Commerce in Finance
Class of 1992
Memberships
Member
Current

Québec Bar Assoication is a Canadian private company located in Montréal, QC, with domestic subsidiaries. The firm provides fund management services.

Career History
Managing Partner
Current

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a law firm focused on high-stakes matters. They are fearless in approach and methodical in execution, taking issues seriously. Because excellence isn’t a talking point for them. It’s their starting point. They work in a fundamentally different way, starting with the structure of their firm and ending with the results they achieve for their clients. They are a true partnership. This frees them to work seamlessly and efficiently together, across geographies, practices and industries. Most importantly, it allows them to take on matters – however large or complex – with unparalleled clarity, speed and intelligence. Their way of working isn’t an official policy or mandate; it’s part of their DNA. It’s why they attract and retain the brightest, most creative lawyers. It’s what makes them the most innovative law firm in Canada. And it’s why their clients hire them.

Clerk
Prior

The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system. Its decisions are the ultimate expression and application of Canadian law and binding upon all lower courts of Canada.

Boards & Committees
Member, Management Committee
2012 - Current
Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Transactions
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Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (Private Equity) purchase Access Cash GP

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Symmetry Holdings, Inc. purchases Novamerican Steel, Inc. (Inactive)

Awards & Honors
IFLR1000 - Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Mergers & Acquisitions
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