Leader, national restructuring and insolvency practice. Practice covers all major areas of restructuring, acting for creditors and debtors. Especially noted for preeminent Canadian practice representing bondholders, major foreign creditors, landlords and court officers in many of Canada’s largest restructurings, including Postmedia, Urbancorp, Target Canada, Nortel, Essar Steel Algoma, Yellow Media, OPTI Canada, Catalyst Paper, NewPage, AbitibiBowater, Gateway Casinos, Quebecor World, Canadian ABCP, and Parmalat Canada. Very active cross-border practice involving the US, UK, continental Europe and Central/South America. Selected to Legal Media Group's The Best of the Best (insolvency and restructuring); Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers and Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; The Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada; and as a top-tier practitioner by Chambers & Partners, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal, Global Counsel, PLC and IFLR. Member IIC, INSOL International, ABI and Insolvency Lawyers' Association (UK). Recent past president of a Toronto Children’s Aid Society and Director of charitable organizations/foundations. Holds MBA/JD degrees.
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring