Jonathan Yantzi

Associate

Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2019

Jonathan is a meticulous and persuasive corporate lawyer. He provides thoughtful analysis to his clients in support of their business objectives.

Jonathan is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Group. His practice spans commercial lending, insolvency and restructuring matters.

Before joining the firm, Jonathan was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study public policy analysis in the United States. He also served as a legislative aide to a Canadian senator.

Other Languages

French

Awards & Recognition

  • Fulbright scholarship, United States Department of State, 2013

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Technology Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association

Community Involvement

  • Director, Fulbright Canada Alumni Association
  • Director, PNUC Renewable Energy Co-operative
  • Cabinet member, Toronto JDRF Ride for Type 1 Diabetes Research

Representative Matters

Representing a financial institution in connection with the implementation of its Canada Emergency Business Account program, including advising on its arrangements with Export Development Canada and drafting the program documentation.

Representing Ernst & Young in its capacity as the court-appointed monitor of CannTrust Holdings Inc., CannTrust Inc., CTI Holdings (Osoyoos) Inc., and Elmcliffe Investments Inc.

Representing BDO Canada in its capacity as the court-appointed receiver of 908593 Ontario Limited, operating as Eagle Travel Plaza, et al., in an insolvency proceeding commenced by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Representing Crown Capital Partners in connection with its $30,000,000 financing for a leading Canadian provider of pharmacy and other healthcare services, for debt refinancing and working capital purposes, and to assist with a strategic acquisition.

Representing Bank of Montreal in connection with several loans ranging from $10,000,000 to $100,000,000 to borrowers in the advertising, cannabis, engineering, hospitality, management consulting and manufacturing industries, for various purposes, including for working capital, real estate acquisition, construction financing and strategic targeted growth through acquisitions.

Education

  • JD, University of Toronto, 2018
  • MPP, University of California, Berkeley, 2015
  • B.Soc.Sc. Hons. (Summa Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, 2012