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Jean Anderson

Partner

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4297
Fax:   416.979.1234

Jean Anderson is a partner and a member of the Banking and Finance Law Group of Goodmans.  Her practice focuses on financing, corporate transactions and regulatory matters.  With more than 30 years of legal experience, she has developed extensive expertise in the areas of project finance, structured finance, asset-based lending, debt restructuring and complex domestic and cross-border financings and regulatory matters relating to foreign and domestic financial institutions. Clients represented include Wells Fargo, PNC, Citco Bank, OMERS, Fortress, Regions Bank, US Bank, UBS, First Capital, Clearwater Seafoods and Vicwest Inc. 

Jean is recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and The Lexpert Guide to Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (banking and asset-based lending), Chambers Global (banking and finance), IFLR 1000 and Euromoney’s Guide to The World’s Leading Banking Finance & Transactional Lawyers and The World’s Leading Women in Business Law (banking), Law Business Research’s International Who’s Who Legal of Banking Lawyers and Best Lawyers in Canada (banking and structured finance).  Jean was named the “2015 Toronto Asset-Based Lending Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers of Canada and she also received the 2009 Lexpert Zenith Award recognizing her as one of Canada’s leading women lawyers. 

She served as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal. Prior to joining Goodmans in 2000, she was a partner at another major Toronto law firm.  

Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1979)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association

Year of Call

1981 Ontario