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
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
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.
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 2001
York University, B.A., 1998, Hons. in English and Sociology
Jean Anderson, David Wiseman, David Nadler, Caroline Descours, Michael Royal, Kyle Gerow and Cathy Costa-Faria co-authored the Canada Chapter of The Law Reviews' Lending and Secured Finance Review 8th…
Jean Anderson, David Wiseman, David Nadler, Carrie Smit, Caroline Descours, and Cathy Costa-Faria co-authored the Canada Chapter of The Law Reviews' Lending and Secured Finance Review 6th Edition. The…