Robert I. Thornton
Founding Partner

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1K7
Phone: (416) 304-0560
Fax: (416) 304-1313

Bob is a partner of TGF and is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost insolvency practitioners in Canada. Best Lawyers 2018 named Bob “Lawyer of the Year” in Canada for Toronto Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law. Euromoney's The Best of the Best 2018 listed Bob as one of the top five insolvency and restructuring lawyers in Canada. He is recognized as a band 1 leading individual in restructuring/insolvency by Chambers Global, and has been lauded as "a leading light" and "pound for pound one of the top lawyers in town." Bob is currently acting for the Monitor in the restructurings of Carillion Group in Canada and Performance Sports Group Ltd. He lead the restructurings of the largest creditor of Stelco Inc., Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation et al., GuestLogix Inc., Coopers & Lybrand, Mobilicity, Hollinger, AbitibiBowater, Fraser Papers, Calpine, Air Canada and the reorganization of BCE. Bob is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a Director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, and a member of INSOL International, The Advocates' Society, Canadian Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Canadian Insolvency Foundation and the Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.

Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)
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