199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2006
Maria Konyukhova is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. She exclusively practises in the area of insolvency law, representing debtors, court-appointed monitors, court officers, secured lenders and purchasers. She frequently appears in Commercial List matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal, focusing on Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings, court-appointed receiverships and bankruptcies. Maria has also appeared before the Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Manitoba Courts in restructuring matters. Maria has been a guest lecturer on restructurings at the Osgoode Hall Law School LLM program, the University of Western Ontario Law School and at numerous conferences. She is a member of INSOL International, the Turnaround Management Association, the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and the Ontario Bar Association. Prior to joining Stikeman Elliott, Maria articled and practised at a bankruptcy and insolvency litigation boutique in Toronto.
On November 30, 2018, Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (“ESAI”) concluded its comprehensive restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act by way of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Algoma Steel Inc. (“ASI”).