Evan Cobb

Evan Cobb

PartnerNorton Rose Fulbright Canada LLPInsolvency & Restructuring

Evan Cobb's practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. Mr. Cobb represents clients in both informal restructuring matters as well as proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He regularly acts for debtors, creditors and court-appointed officers in both domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.

Evan Cobb's practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. 

Mr. Cobb represents clients in both informal restructuring matters as well as proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He regularly acts for debtors, creditors and court-appointed officers in both domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B., 2007
  • Schulich School of Business, York University, B.B.A., 2004

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2008

Experience

  • FTI Consulting Canada Inc., as court-appointed Monitor of Sears Canada Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
  • Ernst & Young Inc., as court-appointed Monitor of Bondfield Construction Company Limited and certain of its affiliates in their proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
  • Gymboree Inc., as counsel to the company in its Canadian insolvency proceedings.
  • Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation, as counsel to the company in connection with its Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings.
  • Secured lenders and DIP lenders in the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings of Performance Sports Group Ltd.
  • Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc. (Mobilicity), as counsel to the company in its proceeding under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA") and its arrangement proceeding under the Canada Business Corporations Act
  • Jaguar Mining Inc., as counsel to the company in its proceeding under the CCAA
  • Nortel Networks, as Canadian counsel to the company in connection with its filing under the CCAA

Awards & Honours

  • Chambers Canada, Nationwide: Restructuring/Insolvency, Chambers and Partners, 2020
  • Lexpert, Rising Stars:  Leading Lawyers Under 40, 2018