T. 416.361.6134 ext. 254 msami@lwlaw.com

Area of Practice

Corporate, Commercial & Securities

Year of Call

2011 – Ontario

Sami, Michael


Sami first joined the LaBarge Weinstein team as a summer student in 2009, dedicating his practice to advising early-stage, growth companies within the Canadian tech sector as well as the VCs and investors who back them.

Sami has extensive experience guiding founders from their ideation stage through to Series Seed financings and beyond, and has negotiated numerous exits on behalf of startups including by way of share and asset sales, mergers and other strategic combinations.

Outside of the office, Sami acts as corporate secretary and sits on the advisory board for various clients. He is also a regular guest lecturer at the University of Ottawa, where he covers a number of corporate topics for law students. Sami is a political junkie and sports fanatic, and has represented Canada at the Mundiavocat (football world cup for lawyers) four times, most recently at the 2016 tournament held in La Manga, Spain.

Selected Transactions

Some notable transactions on which Sami has worked include:


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