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Meet Graham C. Porter

Business Law Lawyer

"In my 25 years at Lerners, my clients have trusted me to help them through many hard business decisions: start ups, expansions, acquisitions and sales. I value my client relationships, and want to continue to provide value added service so my clients can attain their goals."

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Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Executive Committee, Lerners LLP (September 2015-present)
  • Managing Partner, Lerners LLP London office (September 2015-January 2022)
  • Executive Committee, Lerners LLP (2012-September 2015)
  • Chief Privacy Officer, Lerners LLP (2004)
  • Practice Group Leader, Business Law Group, Lerners LLP (2005-2011)
  • Partner, Lerners LLP (1998-present)
  • Associate lawyer, Lerners LLP (1991-1997)

  • Advised operating and sub-ordinate lender on $50,000,000 financing of Canadian business of international auto parts manufacturer
  • Acted for vendors in $12,000,000 sale of multi-location distribution business
  • Acted for health care professional in acquisition of $1,800,000 purchase of practice and lease of building
  • Acted for a bank in providing $4,500,000 financing for acquisition of manufacturing facility
  • Acted for a bank in establishing $15,000,000 operating and $8,000,000 term loan facilities for a health care facility
  • Advised family owned contracting/distribution business on estate planning, trusts, and succession transfer
  • Advised business owner on $5,000,000 corporate reorganization in preparation for succession
  • Advised health professional in sale of $1,500,000 practice
  • Acted for multi-national purchaser in $1,800,000 acquisition of travel agency in Canada
  • Developed corporate policies including privacy and competition policies

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada (2021-2022)
  • Lawyer of the Year Corporate Law London/Windsor, The Best Lawyers in Canada (2021)
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre, London
  • Past President, London Chamber of Commerce, (2001-2002)
  • Past President, Kinwell Place Non-Profit Housing Corporation
  • Past President, Youth Opportunities Unlimited
  • Past Chair and Director, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Past Trustee, Middlesex Law Association, (1998-2000)
  • Past Director, TechAlliance London
  • Past Council Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Past Director, London Enterprise Development Corporation
  • Past Director, Homes Unlimited
  • Past Secretary, London Venture Group Inc.
  • City of London Task Force on Governance (1996)
  • Instructor, Corporate Law Course The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Speaker, Canadian Bar Association Course "Excelling at Articles"

  • Canadian Bar Association - Tax Law Section and Business Law Section
  • Canadian Bar Association - Ontario Council
  • Middlesex Law Association

  • Admitted to Ontario Bar (1991)
  • Bachelor of Laws, The University of Western Ontario (1989)
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Western Ontario (1986)

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