Rachel Charney

Rachel is developing a broad corporate practice.

Representative Work

  • Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Cozzini Bros., an Illinois-based knife sharpening rental and exchange company.

  • Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its $500-million direct registered offering of common shares to a U.S. institutional investor. The shares were sold pursuant to a cross-border shelf prospectus filed by Fortis under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

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  • The Harold G. Fox Canadian Intellectual Property Moot—Gordon F. Henderson Award
  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Law—Martin L. Friedland Prize (2015)

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Articles and Publications

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“Can Androids Plead Automatism? A Review of When Robots Kill: Artificial Intelligence Under Criminal Law by Gabriel Hallevy”, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 73 No. 1 (Winter 2015)

Rachel Charney
New York
Bar Admissions:

New York, 2016


University of Toronto Faculty of Law, JD, 2016

McMaster University, B.Sc. (Hons)