100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1992 (ON)
David F. W. Cohen is the national leader of Gowling WLG’s Financial Services Industry Sector Group and a senior practitioner in the firm's Toronto office. With almost 30 years of experience, he practises in the areas of corporate and commercial financing and restructuring and insolvency law, in both a domestic and cross-border context. David also coordinates the firm's national Distressed M&A practice. David has transactional experience in sectors ranging from automotive to financial services and from hospitality to telecom. Recent matters include the restructuring of a large agricultural product manufacturer and producer, the liquidation and/or restructuring of a number of large domestic Canadian retail chains, and restructurings of mining businesses and oil and gas producers. David served as Global President (2016), Global Chair (2017) and Global Immediate Past Chair (2018) of the Turnaround Management Association. He is has been recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Legal 500 Canada.