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Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Robert I Thornton

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency
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Toronto-based Robert Thornton is rated highly for his prowess in major restructurings and insolvencies. His clientele consists of corporations, monitors and creditors, among others.
"He's one of the top restructuring lawyers in the country." "He is very tuned in to CCAA proceedings, he knows the ins and outs and intricacies." "He is very responsive."
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Known for his creativity and energy, Bob is recognised as one of the best restructuring practitioners in Canada. He is currently acting for JTI-Macdonald Corp., an applicant in the CCAA restructuring of the tobacco industry in Canada, described by the presiding judge as one of the most complex restructurings in Canadian history. He is also acting for the Monitor in the restructurings of Just Energy Group, Carillion Group and Performance Sports Group Ltd. He led the restructuring of Coopers & Lybrand, whereby the “longest running legal saga in Canadian history” was resolved through a powerful and creative use of the CCAA. He acted for the Monitor in the restructuring of the Mobilicity Group and was lead restructuring counsel in the successful resolution of the Hollinger CCAA. Other matters with leading role involvement include Stelco Inc. (twice), Pacific Exploration, GuestLogix Inc., Fraser Papers, Calpine, and Air Canada.

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President and a Fellow of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and the IIC, a member of the International Insolvency Institute, INSOL International, the American Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society, Insolvency Section of the Ontario Bar Association and the Turnaround Management Association – Toronto Chapter.

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