Torys welcomes new tax talent

July 08, 2013

Torys LLP is pleased to announce that Jerald Wortsman has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a partner in its Tax Practice. Len Nesbitt and Andrew Silverman have joined the practice as Counsel.

These highly-respected tax professionals are recognized as leading authorities in tax in Canada, and each has built a significant, high-quality practice.

“We are delighted to welcome Jerald, Len and Andrew to our firm. Their addition strengthens our well-regarded cross-border tax practice and expands our ability to serve our clients with an even greater depth of knowledge.” says Les Viner, Managing Partner of Torys LLP. “They will add further bench strength to our first-rate tax group.”

Above: Len Nesbitt, Andrew Silverman and Jerald Wortsman
Mr. Wortsman is well known as one of the leading corporate tax experts in Canada, and his practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international tax planning, reorganizations and corporate finance. He has particular expertise advising financial institutions.

Mr. Nesbitt has experience with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, tax dispute and transfer pricing matters, and he works extensively on capital markets transactions and with financial institutions.

Mr. Silverman has a broad corporate tax practice that includes domestic and international tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, capital market transactions and innovative financing structures.



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