Jeffrey Levine is an experienced litigator with a corporate commercial practice that focuses on restructuring, bankruptcy, director and officer obligations, banking and finance.
Known for his ability to resolve commercial disputes, Jeffrey is recognized for outstanding expertise in matters relating to insolvency or corporate restructuring. He regularly acts for creditors, debtors, purchasers, landlords and court officers in proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
With particular expertise in the oppression remedy, Jeffrey frequently represents companies, directors and officers in cases involving oppression, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence, most notably acting for a group of former directors and officers of Sino-Forest Corporation.
Appearing before all levels of court in Ontario, Jeffrey regularly argues cases before judges of the Toronto Commercial List and appears at arbitration forums.
Jeffrey is recognized as a leading lawyer under 40 by Lexpert (2020), by Benchmark Litigation: Canada (2020) as a future star, and as a leading lawyer to watch in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2020). He is a past chair of the Ontario Bar Association Insolvency Section.