The Top 25 Most Influential 2019 winner
Partner, Gowling WLG, Toronto
Peter Simeon is a partner and the co-head of Gowling WLG’s cannabis group, a multi-disciplinary team of more than 100 practitioners, which advises clients on matters ranging from initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, intellectual property and regulatory matters. From the very beginning of what is now a booming cannabis industry in Canada, Simeon has been very involved and at the forefront. He has acted on some of the leading transactions in the space. Simeon took the initiative to organize this group and bring together a team of Gowling WLG lawyers from across the country and in different practice areas. He has provided many presentations to issuers, investment banks and stock exchanges. Simeon’s clients include several publicly listed cannabis companies, as well as investment banks and cannabis investors.