John Lorito

John G. Lorito Partner

John Lorito


  • University of Toronto (LL.B. 1985)
  • University of Western Ontario (Economics 1982)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1987
Representative Work
  • Elad US Holding in its C$680M acquisition of Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust and related financings.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in its C$1B acquisition of Constellation Brands Canada, Inc.
  • Dell EMC as Canadian counsel in the sale of its enterprise content division to OpenText Corp. for US$1.6B.
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  • Chambers Canada 2019 as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Tax.
  • Chambers Global 2019 as a leading lawyer in Tax.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Tax, Derivative Instruments, and Investment Funds & Asset Management: Investment Funds - Tax.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Case Update”, CLHIA, Tax Officers Annual Conference, Quebec City, May 2018.