Tom is the principal of Thomas Henry Legal. He specializes in corporate and commercial law for start-ups and medium-sized businesses.
Tom is the founder of Thomas Henry Legal where he specializes in advising start-ups and medium-sized businesses on shareholder agreements, private placements and mergers and acquisitions. He also serves as Legal Counsel at UBS Bank (Canada).
A driven entrepreneur, Tom is the founder of Thomas Henry Made – a custom menswear venture focused on building great relationships and keeping men looking their best in made-to-measure suits and shirts.
Tom began his practice at Stikeman Elliott LLP, where he assisted and lead a range of private and public offerings, private M&A deals and closed-end fund offerings for clients that included BCE, Rexall Pharmacy, Sentinel Capital Partners, Harry Winston and Brompton Funds Management. Tom then joined Weil Gotshal & Manages LLP in New York City, where he specialized in underwriter-side high-yield debt offerings, closing deals with blue-chip companies such as Microsoft, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Brookfield Financial and Morgan Stanley, and represented Lehman Brothers in connection with certain securities law matters related to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Tom was a task force member for the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) project to develop term sheets that guide investors and founders alike in structuring deals that align their interests to position start-ups for future investment and growth.
Through Thomas Henry, Tom combines his creative skills and the joy of building personal relationships, along with providing sage counsel to forward-thinking business ventures. Tom is a champion of face-to-face communication. He understands the importance of complex commercial agreements, yet works in the spirit of handshake deals. He is a progressive professional – moving intrepidly towards the future – full of speed, efficiency and promise.