Eric Johnson is Miller Thomson's Managing Partner in Saskatchewan (Regina and Saskatoon offices). Eric is a corporate and commercial lawyer with experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Eric strives to provide clients with strategic and practical advice in relation to commercial transactions, financing arrangements, corporate reorganizations, shareholder agreements, and general business issues.

Eric works in a variety of industries, including banking & finance, real estate, and agriculture. Eric is the National Leader of Miller Thomson's Agribusiness and Food Production Industry Group. Miller Thomson is recognized by Chamber and Partners as the only Band 1 law firm in Canada in the category of Agribusiness: Agriculture & Food Products.

 Eric provides pragmatic advice and counsel in a number of areas:

Corporate: Eric has assisted a variety of corporate clients by providing advice in relation to various corporate related issues, including reviewing and drafting commercial contracts and shareholder agreements, and providing advice in on-going business matters.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Eric has advised private-sector corporate clients in relation to mergers and acquisitions in Saskatchewan and abroad, including amalgamations, mergers, corporate reorganizations, restructuring, and purchase and sale transactions.

Financial Services: Eric acts for both banks and credit unions, as well as private lenders.  Eric has a broad experience having worked on a diverse array of financing transactions including secured credit facilities and syndicated credit arrangements.  Eric has acted on commercial lending transactions in a variety of industries but has particular experience in the agricultural sector as well as in lending for real estate development.

Real Estate: In Eric’s real estate practice he assists clients with buying and selling residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural real estate, the development of real estate, and leases of real property.  Eric has acted for several investors in relation to implementing investment plans for land and property in Saskatchewan.

Insolvency & Restructuring: Eric has acted for a variety of lenders in insolvency related matters.  Eric has particular expertise in relation to the agricultural industry and the Saskatchewan Farm Security Act.  He has also advised lenders in relation to a variety of forbearance arrangements and corporate workouts.