Partner. Heads Goodmans’ Corporate Restructuring Group which has been widely recognized for many years as the top restructuring practice in Canada. Practises banking, financing, corporate reorganizations, bankruptcies and insolvency law. Participated in restructurings of Toys “R” US, Nortel, Target Canada, MF Global Canada, LightSquared, Chemtura, Indalex, CanWest, Circuit City/InterTAN Canada, AbitibiBowater, Quebecor World, Calpine, MuscleTech, JTI-Macdonald, Air Canada and Fleming Group/Core-Mark. Particular expertise in cross-border and international transactions. “There is nobody better for Canadian/US/UK cross-border work” according to International Who’s Who. Ranked leading in Insolvency & Financial Restructuring law by Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada (2011 Toronto Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year) and by Euromoney’s The Best of the Best (one of top 30 insolvency restructuring lawyers worldwide). Since 2005, Who’s Who Legal has recognized Jay as a Thought Leader and one of only a handful of the Most Highly Regarded restructuring lawyers worldwide. Past Chair of the Canadian Insolvency Foundation. Member of International Insolvency Institute, Insolvency Institute of Canada and INSOL International.
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring
Banking & Financial Institutions