Tushara Weerasooriya
Tushara Weerasooriya
Partner at McMillan LLP
(416) 865-7890
(416) 865-7048
181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2005 (ON)
Tushara is a partner in the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency group. She is known for crafting timely, creative and practical solutions for her clients. Her practice is focused on the transactional aspects of reorganizations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, receiverships, workouts, and distressed M&A transactions. She acts for a wide range of clients, including debtors, secured lenders, hedge funds, private equity firms, purchasers and court officers. Tushara is a recipient of the Secured Finance Network’s 40 under 40 award. A dedicated promoter of diversity initiatives both inside and outside the firm, Tushara is the chair of McMillan’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council. She is also a past board member of both the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Ontario Network) and the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Ontario). Tushara is currently an officer of the Insolvency Section of the International Bar Association and heads McMillan’s India country desk.
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