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Practice Areas

Rebecca practises exclusively in the area of insolvency and restructuring. She has a broad practice, focussing on restructuring under the CCAA. Rebecca’s representative work includes acting as counsel to: (i) JTI-Macdonald Corp., one of the largest tobacco companies in Canada, in its proceedings under the CCAA with a goal to achieve a global resolution of the myriad of litigation claims against it exceeding $500 billion. The two other largest tobacco companies have also filed for CCAA protection resulting in unprecedented industry-wide proceedings; (ii) RCR International Inc. and WJ Dennis & Company through their cross-border sale of substantially all of their assets under the CCAA and Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code; (iii) PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in its role as the court-appointed monitor of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation and its subsidiaries, which debtors undertook a cross-border restructuring under the CCAA, Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code and a foreign recognition under Law 1116 of 2006 in Colombia; (iv) GuestLogix Inc. and its subsidiaries with respect to their international restructuring under the CCAA; (v) TELoIP Inc. with respect to its restructuring under the CCAA; and (vi) various lenders and private equity funded lenders with respect to the recovery of funds through enforcement of security as well as maintaining facilities through restructuring proceedings.

Career

Called to the Bar in Alberta in 2009 and Ontario in 2011. The University of Victoria, LL.B, 2008.

Professional Memberships

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, INSOL International, Turnaround Management Association, The Advocates’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section