A member of our Financial Services Law Group, Kenneth Kraft focuses his practice on insolvency and finance, both secured and unsecured. Acting for lenders as well as borrowers, his expertise encompasses receiverships, informal work-outs and all manner of restructurings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He is recommended as a leading insolvency practitioner for Canada in the Restructuring and Insolvency Handbook of the Global Counsel Handbook series.
Ken has written numerous articles and case comments, and has spoken at various professional conferences both in Canada and abroad.
Outside of the office, he has served as a director of Credit Counselling Services of Toronto (now Credit Canada), a non-profit charity organization, former co-chair of the board of directors of the Toronto Heschel School, and former vice-president of the Canadian Friends of Haifa University. He is also a former chairman of the board of the Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am synagogue.
Ken is listed as a leading lawyer in restructuring and insolvency in editions of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2010. In 2009, he was one of just two Canadian lawyers nominated for the BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms, which honours superior client service delivered to corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 and other large companies. In 2011, Ken was recognized for his expertise in Insolvency & Restructuring Law in Corporate INTL Magazines’ 50 Best Lawyers in Canada and in 2013 in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Ken joined Dentons Canada LLP’s Toronto office in 2014 from another major Canadian firm.