David F.W. Cohen
Partner

Gowling WLG

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 369-6667
Fax: (416) 862-7661
E-mail: david.cohen@gowlingwlg.com
 
 
 

David Cohen is the national leader of Gowling WLG’s Financial Services Industry Group and a senior practitioner in the firm's Toronto office. With almost 30 years’ experience, he practises in the areas of restructuring, insolvency, distressed M&A, private equity, lending, and corporate law. His practice also includes cross-border restructuring and lending transactions. David has transactional experience in sectors ranging from automotive to financial services and from hospitality to telecom. Recent matters including the restructuring of a large agricultural product manufacturer and producer, the liquidation and/or restructuring of a number of large domestic Canadian retail chains, and restructurings of mining businesses and oil and gas producers. David served as Global President (2016), Global Chair (2017) and Global Immediate Past Chair (2018) of the Turnaround Management Association. He has been repeatedly recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.


Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
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