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Noah Zucker

Lawyer


Bar of Québec - 2013


Biography

Noah Zucker maintains a diverse litigation practice with a primary focus on insolvency, restructuring and debt recovery. He acts for creditors, debtors, court-appointed officers and other stakeholders in matters ranging from complex corporate reorganizations to personal bankruptcies. Mr. Zucker also represents clients in other civil or commercial disputes and provides advice in the context of transactions, always striving to find practical, business-oriented solutions to difficult problems.

Prior to joining LCM, Mr. Zucker spent several years at a leading national law firm after having started his career at a well-respected litigation boutique in Montreal. He has extensive experience in proceedings before the Commercial Division of the Superior Court of Québec, particularly under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and corporate legislation. Mr. Zucker also specializes in appellate work, having been involved in cases before the provincial and federal courts of appeal as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Zucker holds a Bachelor of laws (LL.B.) and Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Université de Montréal as well as a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in History and Political Science from McGill University. During his legal studies, he clerked at the Québec Court of Appeal for the Honorable Nicole Duval Hesler, then Chief Justice of Québec.


Representative work

Represented Canadian charter banks and other institutional lenders in recovering debts and realizing on security in the context of insolvency proceedings, civil recourses and informal workouts.

Represented various parties in CCAA and BIA proceedings involving businesses with assets or operations in Québec, including: Nemaska Lithium, Groupe Capitales Médias, Bluberi Gaming, the SM Group, Armoires Fabritek, Avara Pharmaceuticals, Carpet Art Deco, Java-U, Groupe Hexagone, La Vue, BGA Financial Group and Laura’s Shoppe.

Represented a group of creditors in an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada related to the scope of a CCAA Court’s discretionary authority, the limits of creditors’ voting rights and the role of litigation funding in the insolvency context.

Represented a Quebec corporation in an appeal to the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the interpretation and application of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).

Conferences and publications

Noah Zucker, Gabriel Faure and Jocelyn T. Perreault, “Creditor Activism in CCAA Proceedings: Beyond the Vote” in Professor Jill Corraini and Justice Blair Nixon, eds. Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2019 (Toronto: Carswell, 2020) 761.

Gabriel Faure and Noah Zucker, “La convocation de témoins extraprovinciaux: vers une meilleure harmonisation avec le reste du Canada?” (2015) 74 R. du B. 73.


Education

J.D. Université de Montréal 2012

L.LB. Université de Montréal 2012

B.A. McGill University 2007


Awards and recognition

Professional associations

Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

Lord Reading Law Society

Canadian Bar Association

Young Bar of Montreal