Practises exclusively in bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring matters. Extensive experience advising debtors, creditors and court officers in work-out, restructuring, receivership and bankruptcy proceedings in both Canadian and international contexts. Recent matters include lead bankruptcy counsel to Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. in its restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, to U.S. Steel Canada Inc. in its restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, and to Morneau Shepell as administrator of Nortel's Canadian pension plans in Nortel's global restructuring proceedings. Other recent matters include Canadian bankruptcy counsel to a car rental company in its global restructuring proceedings, and to a syndicate of senior lenders in the cross-border restructuring proceedings of a natural gas and electricity retailer.
University of Western Ontario (LLB, 1991); Ontario Bar, 1993.
Ivey Business School (HBA, 1988).