- 155 Wellington Street West Toronto ON M5V 3J7 Canada
Law School: Harvard University, LL.M., 1979
School: McGill University, LL.B., 1975
School: McGill University, B.C.L., 1974
State/Provincial Admissions: Ontario (1977)
Berl Nadler is a partner in the Corporate/Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Banking and Financial Restructuring & Insolvency and Derivatives practices.
Over his many years of practice, Berl has been involved in numerous high-profile mergers & acquisitions and financings, representing major Canadian and international businesses such as Olympia & York, Onex, Celestica, Ontario Hydro, Ivaco, ISCAR Metalworking, The Body Shop, JP Morgan, Citibank, Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan, GSO Capital Partners, Ramius LLC, Apollo Management, Fortress Investment Group and others. He has also advised financial institutions, corporations and utilities on a wide variety of financial and commodities derivatives transactions. On the financial restructuring and insolvency side, Berl has acted as counsel for debtors and creditors in many financial restructurings and in insolvency proceedings.
In the last number of years, Berl has represented both shareholders and public companies in addressing concerns about the governance of those companies, including acting as counsel to both shareholders and companies in public proxy fights. He most recently represented JANA Partners in its proxy campaign to elect nominees to the board of Agrium Inc. This proxy battle was profiled as one of the Top 10 Deals of 2013 by Lexpert®magazine. Berl has also served on the boards and board committees of three Canadian public companies, Canron Inc, Microcell Inc. and AnorMED Inc.