Background and Professional Activities
Mr. Watson is the senior corporate and commercial lawyer with Watson Goepel LLP. Mr. Watson offers counsel to firm clients on all aspects of their business relationships, and he has a broad range of commercial experience, both domestically and globally. Most recently, Mr. Watson worked for a private equity firm as Executive Vice-President. That group invested in $1.5 billion US of US real estate, primarily office buildings and multifamily projects.
He is also active in the mergers and acquisitions area and has extensive experience with corporate reorganizations, financing strategies, partnership and joint venture arrangements, competition and employment law matters.
Mr. Watson addresses issues of regulatory compliance on behalf of firm clients and has served as a director of various corporations including a forest products company, a Japanese corporation, and a funeral and cemetery services company. He has also served on corporate governance, audit, environment and human resources committees.