Jeffrey (J.P.) McAvoy, Partner
J.P. combines legal expertise with hands-on business experience.
Jeffrey (J.P.) McAvoy practices corporate and commercial law. He assists his clients with a wide range of transactions including financings and acquisitions, re-organizations, and corporate entity structuring matters. He acts for clients buying and selling businesses and represents a diverse range of corporations in Canada, the United States, and Eastern Asia.
J.P. also teaches Corporate Law at Algonquin College and works with financial, insurance, and accounting advisers to provide tax, trust and estate planning advice to entrepreneurial clients and professionals. Prior to commencing private practice, J.P. was a founding employee of Silicon Valley start-up Zip2, which was sold to Compaq and later merged with Alta Vista. He is a Contributing writer for the New Economy Watch. In 2011, J.P.'s accomplishments earned him a Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under Award.
Over the last five years, JP has led over sixty five significant corporate and commercial transactions totaling more than $80 million including:
- Year of Call: 2001
- LL.B., Queen's University
- B.A. (Hons.) in Politics and History, Queen's University