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Law School: McGill University (LL.B./JD with Great Distinction) 1999; McGill University (BCL (Civil Law) with Great Distinction) 1999
School: McGill University (MBA) 1999
School: University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Commerce/ Finance and Economics) 1993
State/Provincial Admissions: New York
Languages: English and French
Jamie is a corporate attorney with an MBA who specializes in M&A, fund formation and corporate and commercial transactions. Jamie brings to his legal practice a solid understanding of valuation, financial statement analysis, corporate strategy, marketing and tax.
Before becoming a Partner at Bailey Duquette, Jamie served as a senior in-house lawyer at a multi-billion dollar registered investment manager of a global distressed/restructuring hedge fund and five global distressed/restructuring private equity funds. In this role, Jamie was primarily responsible for legal matters for the firm’s private equity platform (transactions, fund formation, finance and compliance) as well as employment matters and carried interest sharing plans on a global basis.
Previously, Jamie practiced in the M&A group of White & Case LLP in New York where he handled a large number of international finance and M&A transactions primarily for private equity funds. Prior to that he was in the M&A and securities group of Sidley Austin LLP where he worked on a broad range of M&A, fund formation, securities, finance and other corporate and commercial matters. Jamie serves both as transaction counsel and outsourced “in-house” counsel for private equity and hedge funds, as well as for portfolio companies and start-ups.
Jamie has held active business roles on several start-up ventures and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of F-dot Inc., a nonprofit company focused on economically favorable engagement of the New York business community with the consumer and talent markets of people with disabilities.
Jamie moved to New York from Montreal in 1999 and currently resides in Stamford, Connecticut. He enjoys spending time with his three young children as well as adventure travel and activities. He is a licensed airplane pilot, advanced scuba diver and has been a certified ski instructor.