Robyn Gurofsky is a partner in our Commercial Litigation Group in our Calgary office. Robyn focuses her practice in the areas of insolvency and restructuring, banking-related litigation and general commercial litigation. She advises companies, boards of directors, shareholders, lenders and accounting professionals with respect to all aspects of restructuring and insolvency proceedings, whether informal or formal proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act both within Canada and on a cross-border basis. Robyn also acts for clients involved in general commercial disputes, banking specific litigation and debtor creditor matters.
Robyn has appeared before the Courts in Alberta and British Columbia, as well as in the United States on cross-border matters.
Publications & Presentations
•“Fraudulent Preferences and Transfers at Undervalue: A Review of the Legal Developments under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2011.
•“Receiverships, CCAAs and Bankruptcies Explained (It may not be as bad as you think), ” The Negotiator (CAPL Publication), December 2015 edition.
•Speaker, “Pursuing Preferences under the BIA, ” Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference, 2012.
•Speaker, “Lawyers Helping Bankers: Navigating and Prospering in Challenging Times, ” Risk Management Association, 2012.
•Program Coordinator of Insolvency Section, Canadian Bar Association (Alberta)
•Co-Chair of the Reorganization and Workouts Subcommittee, International Bar Association Insolvency Section
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Member, Turnaround Management Association
•Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
•Co-Chair, BLG's United Way Campaign
•Co-Chair, United Way Cabinet, Campaign Representative Division
•Volunteer, Pro Bono Duty Counsel Program
•Volunteer, Student Legal Assistance