Bob Slaughter is the Chief Legal Officer of Avison Young (Canada) Inc., a principal-owned commercial real estate services firm with offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Slaughter has broad experience in both executive in-house corporate legal positions and as a partner in leading law firms where he advised clients with respect to complex corporate and commercial transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and financings) and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Slaughter is also a Senior Lecturer at Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he has taught courses entitled “The Art of In-House Legal Counselling,” “Negotiation and Documentation of Merger & Acquisition Transactions,” “Corporate Governance Law and Practice” and “Business Organizations.”
In addition, Mr. Slaughter is Chair of the Board of Directors of The Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, a not-for-profit provider of education programs, publications and practice guidance for lawyers.
Mr. Slaughter received his law degree from The University of Chicago Law School in 1982 and graduated from Princeton University in 1978 with a degree in politics.