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James
D. Gage

Partner

Toronto

Contact by email at [email protected]

t. +1 416-601-7539

2061

Law School

University of Western Ontario

Bar Admission

Ontario, 1993

With expertise that requires quick and decisive action, Jamey’s instincts help clients achieve timely solutions in times of distress

Jamey Gage is a partner in our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group in Toronto and national chair of the group. With global issues impacting businesses around the world, Jamey collaboratively works with companies in financial distress and clients that are stakeholders of troubled companies to develop formal and informal alternatives to address their issues and the most advantageous approaches available. He practises in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. Jamey has extensive experience advising creditors, debtors and court-appointed officers in work-out, receivership, bankruptcy and CCAA proceedings in Canadian and international contexts.

" [James] is very strong, very creative and very good in terms of coming up with strategic solutions to difficult situations. "
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The significant matters in which Jamey has been involved in recent years include acting as counsel for:

  • Counsel to Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. in its restructuring proceedings under the CCAA
  • Representing National Bank of Canada, as administrative agent for the senior secured lenders to Just Energy Group Inc. and its affiliates, in their cross-border CCAA and chapter 15 restructuring proceedings
  • Counsel to CannTrust Holdings Inc. and certain affiliates in their CCAA restructuring proceedings
  • Representing Ernst & Young Inc., in its capacity as Monitor of SunEdison Canadian Construction LP and affiliates in their CCAA restructuring proceedings
  • Canadian counsel to The Hertz Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries in their global restructuring effort under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  • Counsel to Hematite Holdings Inc. and its affiliates in their successful cross-border CCAA and chapter 15 restructuring proceedings
  • Canadian counsel to Sumitomo Corporation in the CBCA arrangement proceedings of Sherritt International Corporation
  • Representing Morneau Shepell Ltd., in its capacity as administrator of Nortel’s Canadian registered pension plans, one of the largest creditors in the worldwide Nortel insolvency proceedings
  • Counsel to U.S. Steel Canada Inc. in its successful restructuring proceedings under the CCAA
  • Representing FTI Consulting Canada Inc. in its capacity as Monitor of The Cash Store Financial Services Inc. and affiliates in their proceedings under the CCAA
  • Representing PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in its role as monitor of 1939243 Ontario Inc. (formerly Vari-Form Inc.) in its CCAA restructuring proceedings
  • Representing Friedberg Mercantile Group Inc., the largest customer of MF Global Canada, in connection with the bankruptcy of MF Global Canada

Jamey is a contributor to latest edition of McCarthy Tétrault’s Doing Business in Canada that provides a comprehensive overview of relevant laws and regulations that affect international investors pursuing Canadian business opportunities.

Jamey received his LLB in 1991 from the University of Western Ontario and was called to the Ontario bar in 1993.