Serves as Counsel in Goodmans Corporate Restructuring Group, which has been widely recognized for many years as the top restructuring practice in Canada. Practises banking, financing, corporate reorganizations, bankruptcy, 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 Who’s Who International. Ranked as a leading insolvency/restructuring lawyer in Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR 1000 (market leader), The Legal 500 Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada (2011 and 2019 Toronto Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year), and Euromoney’s Best of the Best (one of the top 30 insolvency restructuring lawyers worldwide). Since 2005, Jay has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Highly Regarded restructuring lawyers worldwide by Who’s Who International. 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