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Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Project Finance, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Project Finance Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Jean Anderson - Leading Individual, Banking and Finance, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Jean Anderson - Recommended, Banking and Finance, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Repeatedly Recommended, Project Finance, 2019

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Financing, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Insitutions, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Repeatedly Recommended, Project Finance, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Financing, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2018

Chambers Canada, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance - Nationwide, 2018

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Highly Regarded, Banking & Finance, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Infrastructure, 2017

Chambers Canada, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance, 2017

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance, 2017

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Project Finance, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Repeatedly Recommended, Project Finance, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2017

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2017

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2017

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Infrastructure, 2016

Chambers Canada, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance, 2016

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance, 2016

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Project Finance, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2016

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2016

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2016

The Legal 500 Canada, Jean Anderson - Leading Individual, Banking and Finance, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2016

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, Finance & Transactional (Banking), 2016

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, Finance & Transactional (Banking), 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Infrastructure, 2015

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, Toronto, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2015

The Legal 500 Canada, Jean Anderson - Leading Individual, Banking and Finance, 2015

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance, 2015

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2015

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Repeatedly Recommended, Project Finance, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Infrastructure, 2014

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2014

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Banking), 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2014

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2014

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2014

The Legal 500 Canada, Jean Anderson - Leading Individual, Banking and Finance, 2014

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2014

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Banking), 2013

Lexpert Special Edition, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Infrastructure, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2013

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2013

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2013

Martindale-Hubbell, Jean Anderson - BV Peer Review Rated, Banking, Corporate

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2013

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2012

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2012

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2012

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance Law, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Banking), 2012

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2011

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2011

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2011

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset-Based Lending, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking, 2011

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance Law, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset -Based Lending, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2010

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2010

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset - Based Lending, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2010

Who's Who Legal, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2010

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2010

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset Based Lending, 2009

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2009

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Law, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset Based Lending, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Services Law, 2009

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking & Finance, 2009

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance Law, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset - Based Lending, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2008

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance Law, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset - Based Lending, 2008

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Asset - Based Lending, 2008

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Asset Based Lending, 2008

Lexpert Magazine, Jean Anderson - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Banking & Financial Institutions, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking Law, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Structured Finance Law, 2008

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2007

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance Law, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset-Based Lending, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Banking and Financial Services Law, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Most Frequently Recommended, Banking and Finance, 2007

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking, 2007

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance Law, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Banking, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset Based Lending, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Financial Institutions, 2006

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance Law, 2006

IFLR 1000, Jean Anderson - Leading, Banking and Finance Law, 2006

Best Lawyers in Canada, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Structured Finance, 2006

Chambers Global, Jean Anderson - Ranked, Banking and Finance Law, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Asset-Based Lending, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Banking, 2005

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Asset Based Lending, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Jean Anderson - Consistently Recommended, Banking and Finance Law, 2004

Jean Anderson

Partner

janderson@goodmans.ca vCard
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 35 years of legal experience, she has developed extensive expertise in the areas of project finance, structured finance, asset-based lending, P3 finance, debt restructuring and complex domestic and cross-border financings and regulatory matters relating to foreign and domestic financial institutions. Clients represented include Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Monroe Capital, Hitachi Capital, OMERS, Citizens Bank, US Bank, UBS, AB Private Credit, Carlyle Global Credit and Clearwater Seafoods.

Jean is recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 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, 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 Ontario
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association

Year of Call

1981 Ontario