Jay A. Swartz, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5520
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: jswartz@dwpv.com

Partner practicing corporate restructuring & insolvency, private equity funds & investments, private company acquisitions, banking, debt financings, structured & project finance. Lead counsel in Canadian and cross-border insolvencies. Experienced in formation of private investment funds, regulation of banks & financial institutions and corporate governance. Helped develop asset-backed securities and derivative businesses in Canada. Fellow, Insolvency Institute of Canada; Fellow, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating (AV). Recognized in Chambers Global; The Best Lawyers in Canada's Toronto Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year 2015; Who’s Who Legal: Banking and Capital Markets (structured finance); Who’s Who Legal Canada: Insolvency & Restructuring and Project Finance; Expert Guides’ Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Finance & Transactional Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Project Finance Lawyers and Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers; and the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers. LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to Ontario Bar in 1975.

Year Called to the Bar:1975 (ON)
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