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Adam Driedger

adriedger@tgf.ca
416-304-1152416-304-1152

Bio

Adam is an associate in the restructuring and insolvency group, having completed his articling at TGF where he obtained exposure to both the restructuring and litigation practice areas.   As a restructuring and insolvency associate, Adam is involved in various mandates representing public and private companies, creditors, court officers, and various other stakeholders in domestic and cross-border insolvency proceedings.

Adam was the recipient of the 2018 IIC Law Student Writing Award for his leading edge paper entitled “Bitcoin and Bankruptcy: Implications for Canadian Insolvency Law”, which was published in the 2019 edition of the Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

While attending law school, Adam represented Western University at the 2017 Davies Corporate/Securities Moot, where his team finished second overall. During his undergrad at the University of Calgary, Adam was a member of the varsity football team and the U-20 national rugby team.

Representative Mandates

As an associate in TGF’s restructuring and insolvency group, Adam has been part of a team representing clients in the following matters:

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in its capacity as court-appointed receiver and manager of Bridging Finance Inc. and certain related entities and investment funds pursuant to the Securities Act.
  • AgMedica Bioscience Inc., the first licensed producer of cannabis in Ontario to file for CCAA protection and successfully implement a plan of arrangement, in connection with its restructuring and recapitalization transaction under the CCAA.
  • Green Relief Inc. in connection with its restructuring and “reverse vesting order” exit transaction under the CCAA.
  • Tough Mudder Events Ltd. in connection with its cross-border restructuring and asset sale transaction in conjunction with its U.S. parent under the BIA and Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Professional Involvement

Adam is currently a member of:

  • The Turnaround Management Association
  • The Ontario Bar Association
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society

Education

  • J.D. (Western University), 2018
  • B.A. (University of Calgary), 2015