Erin Craddock is counsel in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group at Cassels. Erin’s practice includes protecting and advocating for the interests of stakeholders in insolvency proceedings and commercial litigation. Erin has experience representing clients in various industries including financial services, telecommunications, long-term care, manufacturing, construction and oil and gas. Erin has represented or assisted in the representation of clients before all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the superior trial courts in Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba.
Erin’s recent and public representations include:
- A long-term care facility in its proposal proceedings under the BIA
- A carpet manufacturer in its proceedings under the CCAA
- The court-appointed receiver of Banners Broker International Limited
- The bankruptcy trustee of NexInnovations Inc.
- Financial institutions in successful applications for receivership orders
- Government entity creditors in restructuring proceedings
- An issuer in a successful action against an underwriter for breach of contract following a failed bought deal
- An intervenor in an appeal before the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada involving constitutional and aboriginal law principles, and the interpretation of a First Nations treaty
Erin has co-instructed the International Insolvency Law segment of the University of Toronto’s GPLLM program. Erin also volunteers as part of the OBA’s Law Day teaching students about the Charter and has represented clients in pro bono disciplinary proceedings before the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators.
Prior to joining Cassels, Erin was a lawyer in the securities litigation and corporate governance group of an international firm in New York.