130 Adelaide St W, Suite 1005, Box 17, Richmond-Adelaide Centre, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1988 (ON)
Elizabeth Brown, a founding partner of Toronto-based Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP, is an experienced pension, benefits, and executive compensation lawyer. She advises public and private sector employers on a wide range of regulatory, governance, compliance, and administration matters relating to pension and employee benefits plans. Elizabeth appears as counsel on pension litigation disputes and has extensive experience advising on large jointly sponsored pension plan mergers and governance, corporate transactions, including insolvencies, and reorganizations. She provides advice to provincially and federally regulated plan sponsors and administrators of jointly sponsored pension plans, defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and savings and profit-sharing plans. A former Chair of the National Pension and Benefits Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Elizabeth received the OBA Award of Excellence in Pensions and Benefits Law in 2017. Elizabeth is recognized for her expertise in employee benefits law by The Best Lawyers in Canada; pensions & employee benefits by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; pension & benefits law by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada; labour & employment law by Legal 500 Canada; and management labour & employment by Who's Who Legal: Canada.
On June 30, 2017, Stelco Inc. (Stelco), formerly U.S. Steel Canada Inc., emerged from Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act (CCAA) proceedings through the implementation of a CCAA plan. This involved the compromise of more than $2 billion of debt and the restructuring of approximately $2 billion of pension and benefit obligations.