BACKGROUND

Shanon is Counsel to DDO Health Law and advises on a broad range of health law matters.

Shanon’s practice focuses on the following areas:

  • Health regulatory laws. There are numerous Ontario and Federal statutes applicable to the delivery of health care and Shanon assists clients with understanding the health regulatory landscape and applicable laws in specific transactions and rendering of legal opinions to them.
  • Shanon advises boards of not-for-profit and charitable corporations with respect to their governance and charitable legal responsibilities, including hospitals, foundations and other regulated entities.
  • Corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. Shanon provides advice to organizations undertaking corporate reorganizations whether via amalgamation or asset purchase/sale or via other contractual arrangements.
  • Private sector interface within the broader public sector. Shanon also advises private sector supplier to the broader public sector including assisting them with requests for proposal, contracts and providing opinions in respect of these types of relationships.

Prior to joining Dykeman & O’Brien LLP, Shanon was a partner at McCarthy Tetrault LLP for many years and specialized in health regulatory laws before retiring from McCarthy Tetrault LLP.