Jeffrey Levine

PartnerMcMillan LLPIn-House Counsel

Jeffrey is a Partner in McMillan LLP's Advocacy and Litigation Group. He assists in the resolution of commercial disputes, with a focus on those disputes arising in the context of an insolvency or corporate restructuring. Jeffrey has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and regularly argues cases before Judges of the Toronto Commercial List. He has extensive trial experience in court and arbitration forums.

Jeffrey is a Partner in McMillan LLP's Advocacy and Litigation Group. He assists in the resolution of commercial disputes, with a focus on those disputes arising in the context of an insolvency or corporate restructuring. Jeffrey has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and regularly argues cases before Judges of the Toronto Commercial List. He has extensive trial experience in court and arbitration forums.

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 2007
  • York University, B.Sc. (Hons.), 2004

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2008

Experience

  • Acted for the debtor in CCAA proceedings, obtaining approval for DIP financing opposed by the company's senior creditor
  • Acted for receivers and senior secured creditors in receiverships involving liquidations and going-concern sales
  • Represented the interests of landlords in receivership proceedings of insolvent tenants
  • At the Ontario Court of Appeal, obtained a declaration as to priority under the Personal Property Security Act for a secured equipment supplier
  • Advised all players in the construction pyramid on construction law issues including the requirement for holdback, lien rights, preservation and perfection of liens and vacating or discharging liens
  • Resolved, in court and out of court, disputes between corporate shareholders, landlords and tenants, manufacturers and distributors and employers and employees

Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association (including the Insolvency Section Executive Committee)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association