Robert I. Thornton
Founding Partner

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Robert I. Thornton, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0560
Fax: (416) 304-1313
E-mail: rthornton@tgf.ca
 
 
 

Bob is a founding partner of TGF and is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost insolvency practitioners in Canada. Euromoney's The Best of the Best 2012 listed Bob as one of the top three insolvency and restructuring lawyers in Canada and has described him as "exceptional" and "the most innovative in the field". He is recognized as a Band 1 Leading Individual in Restructuring/Insolvency by Chambers Global, and has been lauded as "a leading light" and "pound for pound one of the top lawyers in town." Bob is currently playing leading roles or was recently involved in the restructurings of US Steel Canada, Coopers & Lybrand, Mobilicity, Hollinger, AbitibiBowater, Fraser Papers, Calpine, Stelco and Air Canada and the reorganization of BCE. Bob is a director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, and is a member of INSOL International, The Advocates’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Canadian Insolvency Foundation and the Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.


Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)