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James D. Gage

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Chair of the firm’s National Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group, located in the firm’s Toronto office. Practises in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring and has extensive experience advising creditors and debtors in informal work-out and restructuring matters as well as formal CCAA and other insolvency proceedings, in both Canadian and international contexts. Also represents acquirers of, and financiers to, distressed businesses. Significant matters in recent years include acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. in its restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, and to US Steel Canada Inc. in its successful restructuring proceedings under the CCAA. Also lead insolvency counsel to one of the largest creditors in Nortel's global restructuring proceedings. Recognized in the current editions of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of restructuring and insolvency. Received the 2017 Lexology Client Choice Award in the Insolvency and Restructuring Category (Ontario). Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1993.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 601-7539
Fax: (416) 868-0673
E-mail: [email protected]

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