Specializing in corporate and commercial law, Peter Saad is the principal lawyer and founder of Saad Law. Known by his peers as a forthright lawyer who always tells it how it is, Peter is pragmatic, perceptive and professional. He manages and oversees all matters at Saad Law, providing integral counsel and guidance to both his staff members and clients on a wide range of legal transactions. Throughout the course of his career, Peter has successfully closed over $50 billion in deals and has had the opportunity to represent many high profile clients including Bunge Limited, Barrick Gold Corporation, BE Aerospace Inc., McGraw-Hill Incorporated, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Peter also played an instrumental role in two of the largest mergers and acquisitions in the mining industry in 2012, worth over $7.0 billion combined.
After working for one of the world’s largest corporate law firms in New York City, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Peter developed Saad Law with a single goal in mind: to help businesses succeed. With the capacity to handle large, complex matters and the client-centred vision to provide a genuinely personalized legal service, Saad Law opened its doors to help both individuals and companies successfully manage their corporate, commercial and real estate legal needs.
Peter graduated from the University of Toronto’s Juris Doctor Program and holds an MBA in Strategic Marketing. His legal acumen combined with his strong business and marketing expertise, is what enables Peter to provide his clients with astute legal and business advisory services.
Peter is frequently called upon by colleagues to proactively problem solve and provide trusted advice. He is also a regular keynote speaker at a wide range of events throughout Toronto and the GTA.