WeirFoulds Boosts its Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Group with the Addition of Edmond Lamek

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Edmond Lamek has joined the firm as a partner in the Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Group.

Edmond has been repeatedly recognized as a leading lawyer and trusted advisor in his field. His extensive experience in all areas of Canadian and cross-border insolvency proceedings and transactions, and successful history of advising secured and unsecured creditors, Debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders, debtors, suppliers, boards of directors, purchasers, receivers, interim receivers, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) monitors, bankruptcy trustees and Chapter 11 creditors' committees, make Edmond a perfect complement to the services WeirFoulds provides to its clients. 

For his part, Edmond remarked, "I am delighted to be joining the excellent team of lawyers at WeirFoulds. The firm's commitment to efficient, creative and exceptional client service is a tremendous fit for my practice."

Edmond was inducted into the Insolvency Institute of Canada in 2007, and he is also an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, INSOL International, Turnaround Management Association and the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Law Section.

Among many other achievements and recognitions, Edmond is consistently identified by his peers as a leading cross border insolvency practitioner and has appeared repeatedly in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring), The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring), and Chambers Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Restructuring/Insolvency), among others. In the Spring of 2016, Edmond was recognized in both the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring) and the Globe & Mail Report on Business Guide to Leading Corporate Lawyers in Canada.

Edmond is also a Committee Member for Bay Street Fore a Cau$E, a not-for-profit corporation supporting various charitable causes throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Edmond was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992, having completed his LL.B. at University of New Brunswick in 1990.

Edmond can be reached at elamek@weirfoulds.com, 416 947 5042, and via LinkedIn at Edmond Lamek.