Phillips Nizer LLP | Jeffrey Legault
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Jeffrey  A. Legault


Corporate & Business Law


  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, J.D.
  • Queen’s University, B.A.


  • New York
  • Ontario, Canada (inactive)
Jeffrey A. Legault
Of Counsel
Tel: (212) 744-2865
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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Jeffrey Legault is a partner of Perricone Law (, and is of counsel to Phillips Nizer LLP.

Jeff has 20 years of experience as an M&A attorney, representing private equity sponsors, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals in connection with acquisitions and dispositions of operating companies, both public and private. Jeff has extensive experience representing public and private companies on matters of corporate governance, including representation of special committees.

Jeff also regularly represents venture capital funds and emerging growth companies in connection with early stage equity financings. He has led M&A transactions across a range of industries, including life sciences, manufacturing, and financial services. He also advises portfolio companies on general corporate matters.

Jeff has extensive experience leading M&A transactions, both domestic and cross-border, and in negotiating joint ventures and strategic alliances. He has also conducted numerous proxy fights and has represented clients before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Jeff holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where he was an Editor of the University of Toronto Law Journal.  He also holds a B.A. from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

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