Rebecca Kennedy, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Rebecca Kennedy is a partner at Thornton Grout Finnigan, advising clients on bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate restructuring matters. She has represented lenders, debtors, receivers, trustees, inspectors, court-appointed monitors and DIP financiers in regional, national and cross-border insolvencies. Kennedy became a partner at TGF in 2017. Her notable work includes acting for the Trustees of the UK Pension Plan and the UK Pension Protection Fund in pursuing a $3-billion claim in the global restructuring proceedings of Nortel Networks and its subsidiaries, and in the allocation of its global proceeds of sale. Through this mandate, Kennedy deposed witnesses around the world and actively participated in the first ever cross-border insolvency trial in Toronto and Delaware. Rebecca is a co-chair of the Association for Corporate Growth’s Young Professional Program, and was a panelist on Developments in Insolvency Law at the Insolvency Institute (OBA).
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