Michael Palma


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2023

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  • Bio
  • Professional Involvement
  • Representative Matters
  • Selected Publications
  • Insights
  • Education

Michael combines his legal expertise and business acumen to structure deals, manage risks and contribute to the growth of the companies he serves. His personable approach allows him to build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders.

Michael is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. He advises on a broad range of corporate/commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, share and asset deals, contract negotiations, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.

Michael summered and articled at Aird & Berlis prior to joining the firm as an associate.

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Representative Matters

Represented Zoeller Company in connection with its acquisition of Burke Water Systems Manufacturing Inc. / Burke Manufacture De Systѐmes A Eau Inc. and Bur-Cam Pumps Inc. / Les Pompes Bur-Cam Inc.

Acted as legal counsel to San Cristobal Mining Inc., a private mining company formed under the laws of British Columbia, in its acquisition of Minera San Cristóbal S.A. and all associated assets from Sumitomo Corporation, as well as a related equity financing and two debt financings.

Represented Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. as Canadian counsel in connection with its majority ownership acquisition of FloWorks International, LLC.

Selected Publications

Co-Author, “Think Canada for Global Projects and Global Expansion: Canadian Corporate and Tax Considerations for Foreign Expansion To and From Canada," Aird & Berlis LLP Capital Markets Bulletin, July 5, 2023.


  • JD, Western University, 2022
  • HBA, Ivey Business School, Western University, 2022