Chair of the firm’s National Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group, located in the firm’s Toronto office. Practises in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring and has extensive experience advising creditors and debtors in informal work-out and restructuring matters as well as formal CCAA and other insolvency proceedings, in both Canadian and international contexts. Also represents acquirers of, and financiers to, distressed businesses. Significant matters in recent years include acting as counsel for the administrator of the registered pension plans of a large Canadian employer in the context of a global restructuring; and advising a large Canadian steel producer and a major auto manufacturer on their respective restructurings. Recognized in the current editions of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of restructuring and insolvency. Received the 2017 Lexology Client Choice Award in the Insolvency and Restructuring Category (Ontario). Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1993.