Leanne M. Williams

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0060
Fax: (416) 304-1313
E-mail: [email protected]

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 JTI Macdonald in its restructuring under the CCAA, BDC in the CCAA filings of NAFA and 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.

Year Called to the Bar:1999
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