Monica's practice focuses on insolvency and restructuring matters, including BIA and CCAA proceedings, creditor-debtor disputes, enforcement of creditors' rights and security, and informal restructurings.
She has experience working with a wide-range of stakeholders in insolvency proceedings, including corporate debtors, secured lenders, receivers, representative counsel, inspectors, trustees, and court-appointed monitors.
Monica attended law school at Western Law, where she received numerous academic awards, including the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC) award in Insolvency Studies and the Catalyst Capital Scholarship in Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Restructuring Law.
Prior to law school, Monica obtained a BBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
- Counsel to Inscape Corporation in connection with application under the CCAA
- Counsel to Trinity Ravine Community Inc. in connection with application under the CCAA
- Counsel to Hazelton Development Corporation in connection with application under the CCAA
- Counsel to CannaPiece Group Inc. in connection with application under the CCAA
- Counsel to Apollo Healthcare Corp. in connection with plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario)
- Court-appointed Independent Representative Counsel to misrepresentation claimants in the receivership proceedings of Bridging Finance Inc. et al in connection with a unitholder priority motion
- Court-appointed Representative Counsel to approximately 115,000 users affected by the shutdown of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange, in connection with CCAA proceedings and subsequent bankruptcy of QuadrigaCX
- Canadian Counsel to the Official Committee of Talc Claimants in the cross-border U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings of LTL Management LLC (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson)
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2021
- J.D., University of Western Ontario, 2020
- B.B.A., York University, Schulich School of Business, 2017
- Exchange Semester, IAE Aix-Marseille, Graduate School of Management, 2016