Michael R. Portner Gartke

Senior Associate
New York: 212.880.6387
Fax 212.682.0200


JD, 2013
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
BCom, 2010
Smith School of Business at Queen’s University

Bar Admissions

New York, 2014 Ontario, 2015


Michael advises public and private companies, private equity funds, pension and sovereign wealth funds and investment banks on a wide range of matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financial sponsor transactions, joint ventures, divestitures, capital markets and corporate governance matters. Michael has provided counsel to clients in a range of industries, including financial services, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, information technology, telecommunications, infrastructure, energy, consumer goods, manufacturing, investment management and real estate.

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Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Michael practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York.