Sandra Zhao

PartnerMcMillan LLPIn-House Counsel

Sandra is a partner in the firm's Toronto office and a member of the Capital Markets and M&A Group. Her practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, proxy fights and business restructuring. She has represented public and private company clients in a wide range of industries in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses and capital raising, and is experienced in advising shareholders as well as boards of directors in connection with proxy fights.

Sandra is a partner in the firm's Toronto office and a member of the Capital Markets and M&A Group. Her practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, proxy fights and business restructuring. She has represented public and private company clients in a wide range of industries in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses and capital raising, and is experienced in advising shareholders as well as boards of directors in connection with proxy fights.

Sandra also regularly advises public companies on continuous disclosure requirements, corporate governance, stock option plans and rights plans, securities regulatory compliance matters and general corporate and securities law matters. She has an interest and expertise in the duties of boards of directors and has written numerous publications on the topic, as well as taught as a guest lecturer for the "Contested Transactions" course at Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Sandra is a member of the firm's China Practice Group.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, J.D., 2010
  • University of Toronto, B.Comm. (with distinction), 2007

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2011

Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association