Ethan Chang Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2020 - British Columbia

Year of Call: 2018 - Ontario

Primary office:  Vancouver

Ethan Chang

Ethan Chang is an associate in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office.

Ethan's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general corporate matters. He has experience with corporate issuers and underwriters in a broad range of capital markets transactions including public offerings. He also has experience representing emerging growth companies throughout various stages of their lifecycles, including corporate formation, structuring and governance matters, and mergers and acquisitions.

Ethan completed his undergraduate degree in finance at Western University and his JD/MBA at the University of Windsor. While attending the university, Ethan was a teaching assistant at both the Faculty of Law and the Business School.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Ethan worked at an international corporate law firm in New York. He also worked as a financial analyst at a major Canadian financial institution.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2018

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Windsor, JD
    • Education
      University of Windsor, MBA (Dean's List)
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP JD/MBA Prize
  • 2014

    • Community
      Community Legal Aid Clinic, Caseworker
    • Rankings & Awards
      LL and EG Odette Awards in Business Administration
    • Rankings & Awards
      Lois K. Smedick Graduate Award
  • 2013

    • Education
      Western University, BMOS (Distinction)
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Academic All-Canadian Award


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • "New Ontario Securities Commission rule for distributions outside Canada," The Lawyer's Daily, 2018.
  • "The judge got it wrong? A look at the appeal provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act," Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2016.
  • "'Pedaling​ Forward' - Simplified environmental assessment and new funding for cycling in Ontario," Municipal World Magazine, 2016.

Representative Work

  • Cowen and Company and the underwriters in Sundial Growers' US$143 million US and Canadian IPO of common shares and NASDAQ listing
  • Radical Ventures in RoadBotics' US$7.5 million Series A financing
  • SureWerx in its acquisition of Jackson Safety® and Wilson Brands from Kimberly-Clark Professional