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. Member of firm’s Executive Committee. 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 and Chrysler 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, to The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation on bank resolution issues, and to the Superintendent of Financial Services of Ontario regarding the Algoma and Stelco pension plans. Member of the Board of Directors of Hydro One. Identified as a leading practitioner of insolvency and restructuring law in publications such as Lexpert®, Chambers, Euromoney, IFLR1000, Who’s Who Legal: Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Insolvency Law in 2013. Co-author of Lexis Nexis service on Insurance Companies Act and on Winding-up and Restructuring Act. Editor of the Canadian chapter on cross-border insurance insolvency for the ABA handbook.

Year Called to the Bar:1977 (ON)
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