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Joe Latham


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

Tel:   416.597.4211
Fax:   416.979.1234

Joe Latham is a partner in Goodmans’ Corporate Restructuring Group and his practice focuses primarily on commercial insolvencies, including bankruptcies, receiverships and restructurings. Joe has been an advisor in several Canadian and cross-border restructurings and receiverships, including Sears Canada, Discovery Air, Performance Sports, Essar Steel Algoma, HB White, Quicksilver Resources, Harvest Ontario Partners, Ivanhoe Energy, White Birch Paper, Allied Systems Holdings, Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Eddie Bauer, InterTAN Canada (Circuit City), Chemtura, Waterford-Wedgwood/Royal Doulton, Accuride, SKD Automotive, Tahera Diamonds, One King West, Hamilton Specialty Bar, NRI Industries, Hunjan International, Philip Service, Consumers Packaging, A.G. Simpson, The Canadian Red Cross Society, Sanan Construction, TCT Logistics Ltd., MaxLink Communications Inc., Anicom Multimedia Wiring Systems Incorporated, International Wallcoverings Ltd. and Med-Chem Health Care Limited.

Joe completed his LL.B. at the University of Western Ontario and received a Doctor of the Science of Jurisprudence from Stanford University.  He has been an Instructor in the Bar Admission Course for the Law Society of Ontario, as well as an occasional lecturer and adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario Law School, the latter in respect of a course on commercial insolvency.  He has been a speaker at numerous legal education seminars and a number of his papers have been published in various forms.

Joe is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, and is identified as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer by Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who Legal Canada and by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.  He is also recognized as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers in Canada for insolvency and restructuring and banking and finance.  His Martindale Hubbell listing confirms that he has received a peer review rating indicating an exemplary reputation and well established practice.  Joe is also the Past President of the Turnaround Management Association, Toronto Chapter.

Education Stanford University (Doctor of the Science of Jurisprudence, 1991)
University of Western Ontario (LL.B., 1988)
Professional Affiliations

Insolvency Institute of Canada
Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section
INSOL International
Turnaround Management Association (Past President of Toronto Chapter)
American Bar Association

Year of Call

1991 Ontario