John L. Finnigan, Rebecca L. Kennedy, D.J. Miller, Grant B. Moffat, Deborah E. Palter, John T. Porter, Robert I. Thornton and Leanne M. Williams have been named as leading practitioners in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Leanne has been recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Expert Guides in the areas of restructuring and insolvency. Leanne practises exclusively in these areas including workouts, refinancing, receiverships, bankruptcies and the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally. Leanne regularly represents charter banks and financial institutions across a broad spectrum of industries. She also represents court officers such as trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and CCAA monitors.
Contentious three-way battle between US Steel, employee and pensioner union and the Province of Ontario.
An unusual case involving the Federal Government and a pending lawsuit in respect to the government's actions.
Counsel to Ernst & Young, court-appointed monitor in the successful cross-border restructuring of the AbitibiBowater entities, one of the world's largest publicly traded pulp and paper manufacturers
Represents Endurance Energy Ltd. in connection with its proceedings under the CCAA, an Alberta-based oil and gas production company, which successf...
Counsel to Flextronics Corporation, Nortel's largest supplier and significant creditor, during the CCAA restructuring of Nortel
Counsel to the Syndicate of Lenders to Allen-Vanguard Corporation, a publicly-traded international military defense corporation, during its restructuring through the CCAA and recapitalization as a private entity
Represented the Monitor of a retailer in its restructuring and successful Plan of Arrangement under the CCAA.
Acted as counsel to the court-appointed Interim Receiver of Mosaic Group, a cross-border marketing and technology company, during the liquidation of its assets for the benefit of its creditors
Acted as counsel to the largest unsecured creditor of Irwin Toy during the liquidation of its assets.
Counsel to Ernst & Young, in its capacity as the Monitor of JTI Macdonald Corp., the third largest tobacco manufacturer/distributor in Canada, until its successful emergence from CCAA protection
Leanne organizes and coordinates many of TGF's internal and external fundraising efforts to benefit a variety of charities.
Leanne is a Director of the Toronto Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and a Director at Large with IWIRC International.
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