The Top 25 Most Influential 2019 winner
Partner, Torys LLP, Toronto
Mitch Frazer’s practice focuses on all aspects of pensions, benefits and employment. Frazer represented Navistar Canada, on behalf of its pension plans, in its purchase of group annuity contracts, valued at approximately $313 million in obligations and related assets of defined benefits plans from RBC Life Insurance Company and iA Financial Group. He also represented Enbridge in its $4.31-billion sale of its Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in the Montney, Peace River Arch, Horn River and Liard basins in British Columbia and Alberta. Frazer represented Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Fairfax Financial as part of a consortium in its acquisition of the Hudson Bay Rail Line and the Port of Churchill. He is a recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Pension and Benefits Law in 2019.