Elizabeth (Liz) Pillon is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group and Head of the Restructuring and Insolvency Group in the Toronto office. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis on restructuring and insolvency matters. Liz’s restructuring and insolvency practice involves Ontario based restructurings, Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), Receivership and Bankruptcy proceedings, as well as cross border insolvency proceedings. She has represented debtors, monitors, receivers, trustees in bankruptcy, secured creditors, purchasers of assets from insolvent estates, and has been appointed by the Court to act as representative and independent counsel in restructuring proceedings. Liz frequently appears before the Ontario Superior Court (Commercial List) as well as the Ontario Court of Appeal. She has also appeared before the Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec Courts in restructuring matters.
Liz is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC); the International Women’s Insolvency Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC); the International Federation of Insolvency Professionals (INSOL International), the Turnaround Management Association (TMA); The Advocates’ Society; and the Commercial List User’s Committee.