Jim Janetos joins McCarthy Tétrault as our newest equity partner

Toronto, March 9, 2016 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud to welcome Jim Janetos to the firm as an equity partner in our Toronto office. Jim’s practice is focused on major infrastructure projects. Jim has significant experience advising on public-private partnership transactions across Ontario and in Canada.

“We are thrilled Jim is joining our firm to continue his practice and add to our well-recognized and national platform of strength in infrastructure projects,” said John Currie, Practice Group Leader, Real Property and Planning at McCarthy Tétrault. “A distinguished advisor in the public sector with governmental bodies, such as Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation, Jim is an unequivocally strong addition to our exceptional team and will bring his expertise in infrastructure projects to bear on our domestic and international clients’ projects.” Added, Paul Boniferro, National Leader, People & Practices, “Jim’s reputation among his peers, colleagues and clients as an innovative thinker who truly understands infrastructure projects makes him a great fit for McCarthy Tétrault where our clients trust us with their most significant and challenging projects.”

“McCarthy Tétrault’s reputation as a top-tier firm advising on sophisticated and complex infrastructure projects makes it an attractive firm to continue my practice,” said Jim. “I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues as we support our clients.

Jim has acted as lead counsel in public-private partnership transactions, the acquisition of both private and public companies, major corporate reorganizations and secured and unsecured debt financings. Jim has advised sponsors and proponents regarding various Canadian PPP projects, including most recently as counsel to Infrastructure Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation regarding the Highway 407 East Phase 1 project, the Highway 407 East Phase 2 project and the Driver Examination Services project. Legal 500 Canada, Chambers Canada and Chambers Global have consistently recognized Jim as a leader in the area of Infrastructure and Projects.

McCarthy Tétrault's projects practice is a recognized leader in Canada, advising on all aspects of project development and finance in the infrastructure, power, oil and gas, and mining sectors. In the last few years, we have acted on many of Canada's most significant projects, on behalf of a wide variety of interests both in North America and abroad. Clients succeed through the firm’s ability to mobilize an integrated team with specialized expertise in relevant sectors and practice areas for the best possible results, and have come to depend on McCarthy Tétrault’s lawyers to understand and anticipate the issues and find constructive solutions.

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