With extensive market insight and industry expertise, 拉拉 delivers results
As the firm's Industry Strategy Leader, 拉拉 is responsible for leading the firm and its people to truly understand and align with the unique needs of our clients and their industries. She empowers our team to nimbly leverage firm expertise in industries where Canada is leading the charge globally to provide unparalleled industry focused advice to our clients.
Powered by market intelligence, a global network of trusted relationships and industry focus, 拉拉 is relentless in her pursuit of client success at 麦卡锡·特劳特. As Leader of our National 零售and Consumer Markets Group, she has built a full-service, cross-practice industry group that seamlessly supports clients with both game changing and day-to-day issues.
拉拉’s vision for clients’ businesses, based on a thorough understanding of their industries, challenges and opportunities. It is the hallmark of her practice, with the end-goal of helping them achieve success and remain competitive.
As a leading lawyer in retail and consumer markets transactions, 拉拉 is a trusted advisor to consumer-facing companies looking to establish or grow in the Canadian market. She advises global companies entering the Canadian market (whether through M&A，电子商务，实体商店或组合），以了解其市场进入策略和相关法律问题。
A highly connected and influential lawyer in the field, 拉拉 brings the benefit of her connections to bear for clients, introducing them to not only what, but who they need to know to achieve their goals. She excels at negotiating mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate reorganizations and commercial matters. Practical in her approach, 拉拉 provides well-informed guidance on entry strategies and legal issues, including securities law requirements, such as continuous disclosure and governance provisions.
Regarded as a skillful negotiator and steadfast client advocate, 拉拉 has played an integral role in numerous high-profile transactions, including:
- 家得宝以2.65亿美元收购Compact Power；
- Fyffes以1.45亿加元收购Highline Produce Limited；
- 雀巢以23亿美元收购Atrium Innovations Inc .；
- Corby Spirit and Wine收购Domaines Pinnacle Inc.和Foreign Affair Winery；和
With her deep sectoral knowledge, 拉拉 is a sought-after expert in the retail, consumer products and hospitality transactions field, speaking regularly on corporate and securities law matters and on business and legal issues affecting consumer-facing businesses. Her appearances include the 零售Industry Leaders Association’s 零售Law Conference, the World Department Store Forum, Food and 消费产品 of Canada and our firm’s Annual 消费产品 & 零售Summit.
With a long-time commitment to community service, 拉拉 serves on the Supplier Advisory Committee of The Home Depot of Canada Foundation and the Board of Governors of The Sterling Hall School, and has served on the board of directors of local charitable groups Sheena’s Place and the Anne Johnston Health Station. 拉拉 is one of the founding members of the Gamechangers group, bringing together female leaders in retail and consumer businesses.