Partner. Practice focuses on commercial insolvencies, including bankruptcies, receiverships and restructurings, having advised debtors, secured/unsecured creditors, receivers, trustees and monitors. Significant experience in Canadian and cross-border restructurings and receiverships including Sears Canada, Performance Sports, Essar Algoma Steel, HB White, Quicksilver Resources, Harvest Ontario Partners, Ivanhoe Energy, White Birch Paper, Allied Systems Holdings, Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Eddie Bauer, InterTAN Canada (Circuit City), Chemtura, Waterford-Wedgwood/Royal Doulton, Accuride, SKD Automotive, Tahera Diamonds, One King West, Hamilton Specialty Bar, NRI Industries, Hunjan International, Philip Service, Consumers Packaging, A.G. Simpson, The Canadian Red Cross Society, Sanan Construction, TCT Logistics, Anicom Multimedia Wiring Systems, International Wallcoverings and Med-Chem Health Care. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Chambers, IFLR1000 and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Former instructor, LSUC Bar admissions course. Adjunct Professor (1999–2000) and occasional lecturer, Univ. of Western Ontario Law School. LLB, UWO, 1988. JSD, Stanford University, 1991. Member ABA, OBA, INSOL and past president, TMA, Toronto Chapter. Ontario Bar (1991).
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