Michael S. Slan

Managing Partner
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Michael Slan is the Managing Partner at Fogler, Rubinoff LLP. In this role, he is responsible for leading the firm’s strategic direction.

Clients turn to Michael for practical and effective advice for all phases of a business life cycle, including start up, financing, governance, organic growth strategies, intergenerational succession, M&A and exit events.  Michael particularly enjoys serving as outside corporate counsel to both public and closely held companies, because it allows proactive collaboration with senior management to help set strategic direction and structure transactions to avoid potential problems.

Michael is an active member of the International Lawyers Network (ILN), an association of over 91 law firms worldwide and a former member of the ILN Board of Directors.

Education & Memberships


Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.


Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Awards and Recognition

The Best Lawyers ™ in Canada

Natural Resources Law

Recognized by Acritas/Thomson Reuters as a Stand-out Lawyer

Professional & Community Involvement

Mariposa Folk Foundation

Director,  2007 – Present

Asigra Inc.


International Lawyers Network

Director, 1999 -2016

Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Director, 1982 – 1986

Kingsway Financial Services Inc.

Secretary, 1995-2009

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference, 2020

ILN Panel: Disney was right. It’s a small world after all – when you take your network international.

Doing Business in Canada, 2020

Key considerations for investing and conducting business in Canada.