Michelle Vigod is a partner in the business law and technology groups at Goodmans. She has a broad transactional-based practice involving all aspects of corporate and securities law, with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. Michelle advises public and private companies on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, take-over bids, capital raising, corporate reorganizations and private equity transactions. In addition to transactional work, Michelle also provides ongoing advice to clients on matters relating to continuous disclosure obligations, corporate governance, legislative compliance and general corporate law. She is recognized as a leading lawyer in numerous publications including IFLR 1000, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada. Michelle is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in the Global Professional Masters of Law Program where she teaches Business Organizations. She was called to the New York Bar in 2009 and the Ontario Bar in 2012.