Maya Poliak


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Maya’s areas of expertise span litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency. Her practice focuses on general commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring, with an emphasis on receiverships, liquidations and securities enforcement and reorganizations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Personal Property Security Act.  Maya advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, court-appointed officers, purchasers, financiers and other major stakeholders on domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters.

Maya received her J.D. (Hons.) from the University of Ottawa in 2006. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from York University’s Schulich School of Business. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2007.

Outside of the office Maya is involved in numerous organizations related to her work. These include INSOL International, a world-wide federation of associations for accountants and lawyers who specialize in turnaround and insolvency, the Turnaround Management Association, and the International Women’s Insolvency Restructuring Confederation. She has had several articles published including Contractual Indemnities in the Sino-Forest CCAA: Worth the paper they are written on? Maya is fluent in both English and Russian.

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2007
  • University of Ottawa, J.D. (2006)
  • Schulich School of Business, York University, B.B.A., (Hons.)  (2001)
  • INSOL International
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • International Women's Insolvency Restructuring Confederation
  • Ontario Bar Association
Maya represents a broad range of clients including private and public corporations.

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