Jeffrey’s practice has evolved to specializing in complex commercial litigation matters, including providing advice and advocacy in respect of all aspects of commercial loan transactions for both lenders and debtors and in enforcing the rights and remedies of lenders in such transactions.
 
He has been involved in numerous complex, multi-jurisdictional restructurings and corporate reorganizations, including some of the largest in Canadian history, most notably Eatons, Air Canada, Stelco, Olympia & York and Nortel, amongst many others.
 
Jeffrey represents the interests of entrepreneurs, closely held business owners, public and private companies, in numerous industries including financial services, automotive, knowledge based, manufacturing, wholesale, retail, real estate and business services. His practice includes acting on behalf of various classes of creditors in insolvency and restructuring proceedings including Financial Institutions, Insurance Companies, Investment Banks, Private Equity Investors, Distressed Investment Funds, bondholders, shareholders, mortgagees, trade suppliers, landlords, investors, Receivers, CCAA Monitors, Bankruptcy Trustees, Creditor Committees, Officers and Directors of Private and Public Corporations in complex domestic and cross-border litigation and insolvency restructurings.
 
Jeffrey has significant litigation experience at all levels of court, including the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He appears at all manner of hearing, trials, administrative boards and tribunals as well as at Alternative Dispute Resolution Proceedings including Mediations and Arbitrations focused on helping clients achieve out of court resolution.
 
He has numerous reported cases in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency and general commercial matters. He has authored numerous published articles and papers on topics such as the rights of secured creditors, suppliers, Landlords, Trustees and Receivers’ duties and obligations.
 
BOARD AND NOTABLE MEMBERSHIP
  • Member of the American Bar Association Committee in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, American Bar Association Complex Litigations Section, The Advocates Society, The American Bankruptcy Institute, INSOL International and TurnAround Management Association.
  • Past Member of the Board and Vice-Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Insolvency Law Section;
  • Past Vice-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association National Insolvency Law Section;
  • Past member of the Board of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Examination Process for the Licencing of Trustees in Bankruptcy in Canada;
  • Past Board member of Mount Sinai Hospital Venture Sinai Initiative.

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