Jennifer Cao

Jennifer Cao

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4913



Bar Admission

Ontario (2018)


Queen’s University, J.D.

University of Waterloo, M.P.S.

University of Toronto, B.A. (Honours)



Jennifer is an associate in our Corporate group. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, emerging companies, venture capital and general corporate matters. She completed her Juris Doctor at Queen’s University Faculty of Law in 2017. While in law school, Jennifer interned in New York City and spent a semester on exchange at the University of Hong Kong. Prior to law school, Jennifer obtained her master degree and worked in natural resource development and indigenous affairs.

Jennifer joined the firm as a summer student in 2016 and completed her articles with the firm in 2018. In 2017, she completed a secondment to Osler’s New York office.

  • Dream Industrial REIT

    Dream Industrial REIT in its $850 million European logistics portfolio acquisition and associated financing

  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund

    Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund in its $75 million public offering

  • Princeton Holdings Limited

    Princeton Holdings Limited in the sale of The Guarantee Company of North America and Frank Cowan Company Limited to Intact Financial Corporation.

  • Clio

    Clio in its record-setting US$250 million Series D equity financing from TCV and JMI

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  • Samworth Advocacy Prize, Queen’s University Faculty of Law (2016)
  • Best Cross-Examination, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Moot (2016)
  • Member of Best Team, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Moot (2016)

  • New York Legal Assistance Group, Legal Intern (2015)
  • Queen’s Law Journal, Volunteer Editor (2014-2015)
  • Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, Caseworker (2014-2015

  • Law Society of Ontario

  • 2016 Diversity Disclosure Practices: Women in Leadership Roles at TSX-Listed Companies, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, 2016