Gale Rubenstein

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4148
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Partner. Practice includes insolvency and restructuring, focusing on domestic/international financial institutions and on pension and employee issues in restructurings. Senior counsel to the investor committee who oversaw the restructuring of Canadian Third Party ABCP; to the Monitor on Nortel Canada and Target Canada’s insolvencies; to the Province of Ontario on the GM, Chrysler, Stelco, and Essar Algoma restructurings and GM IPO; to the liquidators of numerous financial institutions including Confederation Life and Union Life and the Canadian branches of Reliance and Orion Insurance Companies; and to Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation on bank resolution issues. Served on the Board of Hydro One, member of the Board of Scarborough Health Network and Inaugural Chair of the University Pension Plan Ontario. Identified as a leading practitioner of insolvency and restructuring law in publications such as Lexpert®, Chambers, EuromoneyIFLR 1000Who’s Who Legal: Canada, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Insolvency Law in 2013 and Fellow of the Insolvency Institute of Canada. Co-author of LexisNexis service on the Winding-up and Restructuring Act.

Year Called to the Bar:1977 (ON)
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring
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