Partner in the Corporate Restructuring Group and a member of the Executive Committee. Handles out-of-court restructurings and workouts, cross-border and transnational insolvencies and restructurings (Canada, US, UK, Europe, and Asia), CCAA and CBCA restructurings, bankruptcy-based acquisitions, litigation, and near-insolvency investing scenarios. Clients include debtors, secured/unsecured lenders and creditors, official/unofficial creditors’ committees, monitors, and other stakeholders. Participated in restructurings of Calpine Canada, ABCP, Mecachrome, Compton Petroleum (I & II), White Birch Paper, TerreStar Networks, Sino-Forest, Lone Pine Resources, Mobilicity, Montreal & Maine Atlantic (Lac Mégantic), Connacher Oil & Gas, Primus, Pacific Exploration, Lightstream Resources, Tervita, Banro Corporation, Concordia, Carillion, Jupiter Resources, and Aralez Pharmaceuticals, among others. Frequent lecturer on cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters. Member of CBA, OBA (insolvency section), INSOL, ABA, ABI, and TMA. Recognized by Chambers, IFLR1000, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal, and Lexpert® as a leading restructuring & insolvency lawyer. Selected by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s “Leading Lawyers Under 40” in 2009. Admitted to the Bar in Ontario and New York.
Year Called to the Bar:
2000 (ON); 2000 (New York)