Partner in the Corporate Restructuring Group. Handles out-of-court restructurings and workouts, cross-border and transnational insolvencies and restructurings (Canada, US, UK, Europe, Asia), Canadian 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, court-appointed monitors and other stakeholders and investors focused on distressed situations. Participated in the restructurings of Calpine Canada, ABCP, Mecachrome, SemCanada, Compton Petroleum (I & II), White Birch Paper, TerreStar Networks, Sino-Forest, Lone Pine Resources, Mobilicity, Montreal & Maine Atlantic (Lac Mégantic), Cash Store, Connacher Oil & Gas, Laricina Energy, Aurcana Corporation, Primus, Pacific Exploration, Lightstream Resources, Tervita and Banro Corporation, 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, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers in Canada and Lexpert® as a leading Insolvency and Financial Restructing lawyer. Selected by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s “The Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in 2009. Admitted (Ontario & New York).
Year Called to the Bar:
2000 (ON); 2000 (New York)
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring