Lori A. Prokopich

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Lori has a broad business law practice with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

She advises clients regularly on complex commercial contracts and general corporate matters. Lori has acted for entrepreneurs and start-ups as well as multinational companies in domestic and cross-border transactions. She advises both private and public entities, and acts for investors/lenders as well as investees/borrowers. Lori has advised clients on investment structures, private equity and venture capital transactions, shareholder and partnership agreements, share and asset purchases, business combinations, reorganizations and security arrangements. She has acted on various private and public financings, involving both debt and equity.

Lori represents Canadian and international clients in a broad range of industries including technology, entertainment, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources and consumer products. She is Co-chair of the FR Women’s Network and a member of the firm’s Business Development Committee.

Lori speaks regularly to professional and industry groups about topics that relate to business law, such as business structures, how to position your company for growth, access to capital and questions to ask before becoming a company director.

Education & Memberships


Called to the Ontario Bar, 1989
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M., 1998

(Securities Law)

University of Toronto, LL.B., 1987
University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, 2006

Business Essentials for Lawyers Course

Canadian Securities Institute

Completed the Canadian Securities Course and Canadian Investment Finance I and II


American Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
Canadian Women in Private Equity, Member of Executive Committee
Law Society of Ontario
National Association of Women Lawyers
Ontario Bar Association
Women in Capital Markets, Chair of Polished Professionalism Committee
Women's Executive Network

Awards and Recognition

The Best Lawyers ™ in Canada

Banking & Finance Law