Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 7, 2006
Lang Michener, one of Canada's premier business law firms, announces that Sheryl Seigel has joined the firm as a partner and head of the firm's Business Restructuring & Insolvency Practice.
Ms. Seigel has practiced law for over 24 years. She joins Lang Michener from another Canadian national law firm where she was the past national chair of the firm's Insolvency and Restructuring Group. Ms. Seigel's practice is focused on formal and informal domestic and cross-border business restructurings and insolvencies, representing debtors, secured creditors, ad hoc and formal creditors committees, purchasers, court-appointed officers, directors and others.
"We are delighted to have a lawyer of Sheryl Seigel's calibre joining us," said Howard Drabinsky, Managing Partner of the Eastern Division of Lang Michener. "Sheryl's experience in national and cross-border complex business restructurings and insolvencies and her profile, nationally and internationally, make her the ideal person to lead our business restructuring and insolvency practice. Our firm's focus on strategic lateral hiring continues, and Sheryl joining us underscores our commitment to attract top-level talent in our core business areas."
Ms. Seigel has an impressive track record. In 2004 she was the recipient of the first Founders Award presented by the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) for Outstanding International Contribution. She is recognized as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer in Canada and has been named as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, the International Financial Law Review, Law Business Research's International Who's Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
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