Robert I. Thornton
Founding Partner

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Robert I. Thornton, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0560
Fax: (416) 304-1313
E-mail: rthornton@tgf.ca
 
 
 

Bob Thornton is a partner of TGF and is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost insolvency practitioners in Canada. Bob is named “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for Toronto Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law. He is also recognized as a Band 1 Leading Individual in Restructuring/Insolvency by Chambers Global. Bob is currently lead counsel or was recently involved in the restructurings of Carillion Canada Inc., the largest creditor of Stelco Inc., Performance Sports Group Ltd., Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation, GuestLogix, Coopers & Lybrand, Mobilicity, Hollinger, AbitibiBowater, Fraser Papers, Calpine, Air Canada and the reorganization of BCE. Bob is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a Director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, and a member of INSOL International, The Advocates' Society, Canadian Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Canadian Insolvency Foundation and the Ontario Bar Association. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984. Lexpert Ranking: MFR


Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)