John L. Finnigan
Founding Partner

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0558
Fax: (416) 304-1313
E-mail: jfinnigan@tgf.ca
 
 
 

John Finnigan is a founding partner of TGF and has a broad practice in complex commercial litigation with significant experience in insolvency and restructuring litigation. Finnigan has been lauded as a "spectacular lawyer in huge insolvency proceedings" and "a very credible, no-nonsense litigator who is extremely effective in court" in Chambers Global. He is recognized in The Lexpert®/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and is listed as Most Frequently Recommended in Litigation – Corporate Commercial by Lexpert®. Finnigan was senior litigation counsel representing the Trustees of the UK Pension Plan and the UK Pension Protection Fund (on behalf of 42,000 UK pensioners with a $3-billion pension plan deficit) in successfully obtaining a groundbreaking pro rata allocation among the global Nortel Networks insolvency estates following an unprecedented joint trial of the Canadian and US Courts, over $7.3 billion in asset sale proceeds. He is active as a founding director of Worldwide Orphans Foundation Canada and has helped raise more than $1 million to improve the lives of orphans in developing nations.


Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)
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