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Kenneth G. Ottenbreit
Managing Principal

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Kenneth G. Ottenbreit
New York
Law Practice
Ken Ottenbreit manages the Stikeman Elliott (NY) LLP office. He practises Canadian corporate and securities law and advises clients, including investment dealers, advisers, funds, banks and corporations on Canada-U.S. transactions, principally corporate finance and M&A. He also advises dealers, advisers, funds and banks on a wide range of Canadian financial services regulatory matters especially Canadian securities and banking regulation. Mr. Ottenbreit is AV® Peer Review Rated according to Martindale-Hubbell (Very High to Pre-eminent), its highest level of professional ranking.

Professional Activities
Mr. Ottenbreit is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (former member, Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contests Committee) and former member of the Board of Directors of the American Foreign Law Association. He has been an instructor of Corporate Law for the Ontario Bar Admission Course. He has lectured, spoken and written extensively on Canadian corporate and securities laws, particularly on cross-border (Canada-U.S.) matters and co-chaired a Toronto Conference on "Canada's Role in the International Securities Marketplace." He is the former Co-Chair of the International Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures Committee of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association. Mr. Ottenbreit is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

University of Toronto (LL.B. 1983), University of Regina (Bachelor of Business Administration with Great Distinction 1980).

Mr. Ottenbreit is a former President and Board member of the Canadian Association of New York. He is the Founder and Chairman of the annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research (New York City). He is on the Board of Directors of Ice Hockey in Harlem, an education and sports related program for children in Harlem. He is also on the Board of Directors of Achilles International, a worldwide organization for persons with disabilities. Mr. Ottenbreit is a former member of the University of Toronto Law Alumni Association Council and a recipient of The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal. Participant and Steering Committee Member of the 105th American Assembly: "Renewing the U.S. - Canada Relationship" (New York, February, 2005).

Bar Admission
New York, 1991
Ontario, 1985

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