Thomas Cumming
Thomas Cumming
Partner at Gowling WLG
(403)298-1938
(403) 695-3538
421 7th Ave SW, Suite 1600, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1987
Tom Cumming is a partner and leader of Gowling WLG’s restructuring and insolvency practice in Calgary. He has significant experience with restructuring, liquidation, and financing in sectors including the upstream and midstream oil & natural gas production and service industry, commercial real estate and development, manufacturing, retail, mining, agricultural, and technology industries. He has successfully structured and implemented the emergence of businesses from receiverships and CCAA proceedings including the restructuring of financially distressed Indigenous businesses. Tom has acted for all parties typically involved in restructuring and receivership proceedings including private and public debtors, private equity and institutional lenders, purchasers and receivers, monitors, and trustees. He regularly represents clients before Alberta courts and was co-counsel to the receiver at the Supreme Court of Canada in the Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd., which dealt with the priority of regulatory obligations and the ability of receivers to disclaim environmentally contaminated assets. Recognized in both Chambers Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Tom frequently writes and speaks about legal developments in the restructuring and insolvency area.
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