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Caterina Costa-Faria


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

Tel:   416.597.6273
Fax:   416.979.1234

Cathy is a research lawyer at Goodmans. She advises on legal issues in corporate, commercial and insolvency matters. She has several years of experience practising as a corporate restructuring lawyer, representing debtors, creditors and court-appointed officers through restructuring and receivership proceedings.

Cathy heads the firm’s writing program, designed to ensure effective communication and to maintain the highest standards of legal writing. She facilitates the firm’s research and writing training for law students and junior lawyers. Cathy manages and oversees the firm’s research-driven initiatives.


Cathy serves as a mentor through the First Generation Network of Osgoode Hall Law School, a mentorship program aimed at alleviating some of the disadvantages faced by first generation law students.

Cathy has co-contributed content for INSOL International’s Directors in the Twilight Zone IV, Lexis Practice Advisor’s Winding-up and Restructuring Act module, the Insurance Companies Act – Legislation and Commentary, Practical Law Canada’s Standard Clauses “Boilerplate” Agreement: Canada (Ontario) and The Law Review’s The Lending and Secured Finance Review. She has assisted in editing The Law Review’s The Foreign Investment Regulation Review.


Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 2001)
York University (B.A., Hons. in English and Sociology, 1998)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Research Lawyers Group

Year of Call

2002 Ontario