Ms. Abitan is a partner in the Montréal office’s Insolvency & Restructuring Group. Specializing in complex corporate restructurings and insolvencies, she advises financial institutions, banks, court-appointed monitors and trustees, boards of directors, Canadian and US asset-based lenders and liquidators and asset purchasers. She has provided restructuring/financing advice to a number of major private and public corporations operating in a variety of areas including telecommunications, steel manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors. Ms. Abitan has also given numerous lectures and written extensively on topics within her area of expertise. Sandra is listed in Chambers Global, The 2017 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2016 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, 2016 Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers, 2016 Expert Guides, IFLR1000 2016/2015/2014/2013/2012, as well as The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in corporate restructuring and insolvency. She also won the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2013/2012/2011 in the insolvency & restructuring category for Canada. Called to the Québec Bar in 1990.