John L. Finnigan
Founding Partner

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

John L. Finnigan, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0558
Fax: (416) 304-1313

John is a founding partner of TGF and has a broad practice in complex commercial litigation with significant experience in insolvency and restructuring litigation. John has been lauded as an "excellent commercial litigator" and "a very credible, no-nonsense litigator who is extremely effective in court" in Chambers Global. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, is recommended in dispute resolution (Canada) by Chambers Global and is listed as Most Frequently Recommended in Litigation – Corporate Commercial by Lexpert®. John is also recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada and as a litigation star for Canada in Benchmark. John was senior litigation counsel representing the Trustees of the UK Pension Plan and the UK Pension Protection Fund (on behalf of 42,000 UK pensioners with a $3 billion pension plan deficit) in successfully obtaining a groundbreaking pro rata allocation among the global Nortel Networks insolvency estates following an unprecedented joint trial of the Canadian and US Courts, over C$7.3 billion in asset sale proceeds. He is active as a Director of Worldwide Orphans Foundation Canada, a charity devoted to improving the lives of orphans in developing nations.

Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)
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