Aside from being a certified specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law, serving on advisory and public company boards and committees, and having been trained at a Bay Street law firm, Howard Cooper is a respected and trusted legal advisor because he truly cares about his clients. He approaches their business issues from a strategic and holistic point of view, allowing him to effectively plot out a clear path to overcoming his clients’ obstacles and accomplishing their goals.
Howard’s practice focuses on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and private equity transactions. Howard has worked for a wide range of clients in connection with the purchase or sale of businesses in Canada in a variety of different industries.
Howard also counsels clients on a wide variety of general business strategies and issues including advising start-up businesses and international clients wishing to do business in Canada, negotiating shareholder, partnership, employment, joint venture, distributorship, confidentiality, equipment leasing, computer and other technology arrangements and other business-related matters. He also facilitates resolution of shareholder and other business disputes.
As a founding partner of CCSB, Howard prides himself on the firm’s ability to service clients in a highly sophisticated, responsive, and cost-effective way. His motivation to help form a smaller firm was driven by his desire to work more closely with business owners and their families on ensuring sustainable growth and success.