Sam’s practice is focused on advising debtors, creditors, purchasers, suppliers, court officers and other interested parties with respect to bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. He also advises secured parties on issues relating to the granting and enforcement of security interests in personal property under the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) and unsecured and secured creditors in various enforcement and execution proceedings. In addition to this, Sam maintains a busy commercial litigation practice focused on breach of contract, fraud, enforcement and corporate governance matters. He regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) in insolvency proceedings.
Sam received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree from York University in 2001 before continuing on to law school. He earned is LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, graduating in 2004. He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2005.
Sam has written extensively on the subject of bankruptcy and insolvency and his work has been published in a wide variety of publications. He is a member of the Advocates Society and the Turnaround Management Association, a global non-profit organization comprised of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals.
- Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2005
- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B. (2004)
- York University, B.A. (Hons.) (2001)
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Turnaround Management Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- American Bankruptcy Institute
Sam represents and advises a broad range of financial institutions and other creditors and stakeholders. He also regularly acts as counsel to court-appointed receivers, trustees in bankruptcy and other court-appointed officers.