Tevia Jeffries is a partner in the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy group out of our Vancouver office. She is also licensed to practice in the state of New York. Tevia’s practice includes advising debtors, creditors, trustees and receivers on issues arising in corporate restructuring and insolvency proceedings, distressed asset purchases, debt recovery and security realization. Prior to joining Dentons, Tevia practised at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in New York in the area of corporate restructuring and bankruptcy law which included debtor and creditor representations, in and out-of-court restructurings, insurance insolvency and rehabilitation, corporate governance advice for distressed companies, debtor-in-possession financing, and distressed asset purchases.
Tevia has been involved in restructuring and insolvencies in a variety of industries, including mining, real estate, forestry, technology, energy and retail. Her practice frequently involves cross-border considerations. Tevia publishes and presents on numerous issues related to restructuring and insolvency. She is a member of the governance and editorial boards of, and a regular contributor to, the Annual Review of Insolvency Law. She is also a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.