Connor McGarry Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2015 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Connor McGarry

Connor McGarry is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Business Law Department. Connor’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate work. His M&A experience ranges from representing business owners through their first sale or acquisition, to representing international private equity firms.

In addition to his legal career, Connor worked as an investment banker at a mid-market boutique investment bank for five years. This experience provides a unique perspective and added value to his legal practice.

Connor is an active member in the community. He coaches minor hockey and t-ball, has been a director for local not-for-profits, and is the co-founder and co-chair the Travis Price Classic Charity Golf Tournament (TPC), a golf tournament in honour of a friend. Over the course of its 14-year existence, the TPC has raised net proceeds in excess of $3M. In recognition of his professional and community achievements, Connor was awarded the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce “Forty Under 40” award in 2023.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Rankings & Awards
      Ottawa Business Journal and Ottawa Chamber of Commerce “Forty Under 40”
  • 2021

    • Community
      September 2021
      Minor Sports Coach (September 2021 to Present)
  • 2019

    • Community
      September 2019
      Member of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Gatineau Youth Foundation, formerly the Ottawa Senators Foundation (September 2019 to October 2021)
  • 2016

    • Community
      June 2016
      Member of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Sport Council (June 2016 to March 2020)
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD/MBA (Cuma Sum Laude)
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      Variety International’s President’s Citation for contributions and dedications to Variety Manitoba
  • 2010

    • Education
      Queen's University, BA
  • 2009

    • Community
      July 2009
      Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Travis Price Classic Charity Golf Tournament (July 2009 to Present)
    • Rankings & Awards
      USports Academic All-Canadian Athlete


  • OBCA
  • CBCA