A partner in the Bennett Jones Toronto office — Steve Lutz acts for banks, financial institutions, private equity and public and private borrowers in domestic and international secured and unsecured financings (including asset-based financing, syndicated investment grade and cash-flow financing, first and second lien financing, acquisition financing, First Nations financing and equipment financing/leasing). Steve has served as lead counsel in credit facilities ranging from $10 million to more than $1 billion to companies in a wide range of industries including entertainment, manufacturing, gaming, consumer products, retail, airlines, media, energy and power, technology and industrial. Steve is a frequent speaker for finance associations and financial institution clients on a range of topics including current issues, market trends and model credit agreement provisions. He has been trusted by some of the largest banks and financial institutions to create their standard form credit and security documentation. Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Steve worked at a Magic Circle international law firm in London, England, and at another major Toronto law firm. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1998.
Year Called to the Bar:
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Banking & Financial Institutions