Melanie Shishler is a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Toronto. She holds a B.A. from McGill University and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto. Melanie was the co-editor-in-chief of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. Prior to joining her present firm, Ms. Shishler was an Associate at Torys. Her practice focuses on the technology and communications sectors with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. She has written frequently on the subject of joint ventures.