With a broad background in debt financing, Tom’s significant experience in lending and financing matters is backed by a pragmatic approach that helps clients successfully execute high-stakes projects and complex domestic and international transactions.
Tom’s diverse practice covers a wide range of debt financing work, including the financing of M&A transactions; wind, solar and hydro project financing; asset-backed loans; public and private debt securities; railcar financing; equipment leasing; reinsurance security arrangements; and derivatives products.
Tom is also regularly involved in creating and implementing innovative and unique tax-driven structured debt transactions, bringing deep market understanding and insight to his work.
|2016-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in banking and finance|
|2018-2022||Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in banking and finance|
|2020-2023||The Legal 500—Next generation partner in banking and finance|
|2011-2022||IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in financial services regulatory|
|2013-2023||Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in banking and finance law|
|2013-2022||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in banking & financial institutions and project finance|
|2016-2022||Who’s Who Legal— Global Elite Thought Leader in banking (a recognition given to fewer than 5% of all lawyers ranked by Who’s Who Legal) Global and National leading lawyer in banking|
|2019-2023||Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in banking & financial institutions|
|2011||Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40|
Tom frequently acts on a pro bono basis for amateur athletes.