About Geneviève Cloutier

Geneviève Cloutier leads Gowling WLG’s Canadian restructuring and insolvency group and is a partner in the firm’s Montreal office. Her practice is primarily focused on the areas of insolvency and restructuring, distressed acquisitions, and banking and commercial litigation. Geneviève regularly represents financial institutions and private lenders with respect to the enforcement of security agreements and personal guarantees, the negotiation of standstill agreements, and various insolvency-related issues. She frequently appears before the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal of Quebec, and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada. Geneviève is the current president (2021-2022) of the Montreal chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, and has served as a director of its Montreal chapter for the past seven years. She also teaches priorities and security enforcement at the Quebec Bar School. Geneviève practises law in both English and French.


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