Sheldon McDonald




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Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2021)
  • JD (Calgary, 2020)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, with Honours (Acadia, 2016)

Sheldon McDonald is an associate in the firm’s Calgary office who focuses his practice on corporate/commercial matters.

Sheldon advises a variety of businesses on general corporate and commercial matters, focusing on M&A transactions, capital raisings, securities law and corporate governance.

Sheldon’s corporate practice includes working with private and public companies in a range of industries and sectors. He provides guidance on structuring and the carrying out of share or asset deals, as well as assisting clients access capital markets. Sheldon’s experience allows him to recognize issues and provide practical solutions to help clients achieve their desired outcome.

Sheldon provides assistance in all aspects of corporate structuring and governance. He has experience forming corporations and limited partnerships. His experience includes drafting and implementing various agreements to assist with the governance of a corporation, such as shareholder agreements and limited partnership agreements, as well as other similar agreements. Sheldon also has experience implementing various forms of corporate reorganizations.

  • Volunteer, Indigenous Youth Outreach Project and the Consent Project, Pro Bono Students Canada (2017-2020)
  • Executive Member, Student Ambassador, University of Calgary Faculty of Law (2017-2020)
  • Student Case Worker, Student Legal Assistance (2017-2019)
  • Participant, Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience (S.M.I.L.E.; 2014-2016)
  • Linebackers Coach, Assistant Defensive Coordinator, Specials Teams Coach, Metro Toronto Wildcats Football Club (2015)
  • Participant, Acadia Axemen Football (2013-2014)