Leanne Williams practises exclusively in the area of restructuring and insolvency, including workouts, refinancing, receiverships, bankruptcies and the enforcement of creditors' rights generally. Leanne regularly represents chartered banks and financial institutions across a broad spectrum of industries. She also represents court-appointed officers such as trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and CCAA monitors. Her recent significant mandates include acting as counsel for BDC in the CCAA filing of BioAmber, Whirlpool Canada in the CCAA filing of Sears Canada and Endurance Energy Ltd. in its CCAA proceedings. Leanne is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and a member of the international Board of Directors of International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. She regularly speaks on insolvency related topics at conferences and continuing professional development programs. Leanne was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1999.