Lorne Segal is a partner in the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. He recently served as firm managing partner (internal) and member of the Firm's Executive Committee. Lorne recently led the deal that created Gowling WLG, combining Gowlings with UK-based Wragge Lawrence Graham. He practises in the areas of corporate commercial, M&A, restructuring and insolvency, and financial services. He currently leads the firm’s Private M&A Group and previously led the Financial Services Group. He represents private and public companies ranging from owner-operated businesses to larger multi-national corporates, acting for buyers and sellers in all sectors including defence, aviation, telecom, retail, manufacturing, mining, distribution, pharma, recycling, software, textiles, telemarketing and financial services, with a substantial cross-border focus. He represents domestic and foreign banks, insurance companies, merchant banks, private equity investors and venture capitalists in mid-market and larger transactions. He has substantial expertise in bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring, representing creditors, debtors and trustees/receivers, with involvement in the insolvencies of Eaton’s, Nortel, Air Canada, Ivaco, 360networks, Teleglobe, AT&T Canada, Royal Oak, the Ottawa Senators and SkyDome.
Year Called to the Bar:
Corporate Commercial Law
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring