Michael Shafarenko


Michael works with clients in corporate securities transactions, such as initial public offerings, listing on the TSXV, private placements, financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Working closely with issuers, underwriters, and other corporate clients, Michael delivers practical, effective advice to help businesses move their transactions forward.  

Michael earned his law degree from the University of Windsor and his undergraduate degree from Western University. Michael is also fluent in Russian.



Cozen O’Connor Continues its Canadian Expansion, Adding a Leading Securities and Capital Markets Team to its Toronto Office

February 01, 2023

Andrew Elbaz and Alexander Katznelson join as members and Zachary Janes and Michael Shafarenko as associates in the firm's Corporate Practice Group in Toronto.


  • University of Windsor, J.D., 2020
  • Western University, B.A., with honors, 2017
  • Ontario

Canadian Bar Association

Law Society of Ontario