S. Richard Orzy

Bennett Jones LLP

100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130
Toronto, ON M5X 1A4
Phone: (416) 777-5737
Fax: (416) 863-1716
E-mail: orzyr@bennettjones.com

Rick is one of the most well-known restructuring and insolvency lawyers in Canada. He covers all major areas of restructuring, acting for both creditors and debtors, mostly on cross-border matters, having led many significant cross-border restructurings involving the US, Europe/UK, South and Central America and Israel. Rick is known for his preeminent Canadian practice representing bondholders, major foreign creditors, creditors' committees and landlords in many of Canada's largest restructurings, including, to name just a few, Postmedia, Target Canada, Urbancorp, SecureCare Capital, Nortel, Essar Algoma, Yellow Media, OPTI Canada, AbitibiBowater, Gateway Casinos, Quebecor World, Canadian ABCP, and Parmalat Canada. Rick has been repeatedly recognized in Best of the Best (Restructuring); The Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; The Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada; The Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada; and as a top-tier practitioner by Chambers & Partners, The Best Lawyers in CanadaLegal 500Who’s Who LegalGlobal Counsel, PLC, IFLR and others. Rick is also very actively involved at an executive level in many charitable and social advocacy organizations.

Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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