Joe Bricker

Joe Bricker

AssociateStikeman Elliott LLPCorporate and Private M&A

Joe Bricker is a lawyer at Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto. He has a broad business law practice which focuses on corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions (public and private), and corporate governance.

Joe Bricker is a lawyer at Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto. He has a broad business law practice which focuses on corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions (public and private), and corporate governance.

He writes frequently on topics in his areas of practice, and his writing has been featured in various venues, including the Globe and Mail

In law school, Joe won the Gale Cup Moot, arguing in the final; was on the winning team at the 2015 Commonwealth Moot in Glasgow, Scotland; and mooted in the University of Toronto's Grand Moot. He volunteered for the University of Toronto's legal clinic, Downtown Legal Services. He also won the Osgoode Society Legal History Book Prize.

Before attending law school at the University of Toronto, Joe gained experience working in federal and provincial politics, holding positions in the Office of the Prime Minister and the Office of the Leader of the Opposition (Ontario).

Education

  • University of Toronto, 2016
  • McGill, B.A. (Hons.)
  • Oxford, M.St.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2017

Experience

  • CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House in connection with its acquisition by Cresco Labs Inc. in all stock deal valued at $1.1. billion CAD
  • Detour Gold in connection with its proxy contest opposite Paulson & Co. Inc.
  • Smoothwater Capital Corporation with its acquisition of Equity Financial Holdings Inc. (since renamed Haventree Bank) and its OSFI-regulated mortgage lending business
  • The board of directors of Agrium Inc. in connection with Agrium's $36 billion USD merger of equals transaction with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
  • Brookfield Business Partners L.P. in the acquisition of Loblaw Companies Limited's gas station operations for a purchase price of approximately $540 million CAD

Awards & Honours

  • Gale Cup Moot (Winning Team)
  • Commonwealth Mott (Winning Team)
  • Osgoode Society Legal History Book Prize