Thomas Gertner Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2015 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-4618

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


Download vCard

Primary office:  Toronto

Thomas Gertner

Thomas Gertner is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, practising in the firm's Financial Institutions & Services Group. His practice focuses on a broad range of commercial matters, with an emphasis on banking and insolvency law.

As part of his insolvency practice, Thomas regularly advises lenders, debtors, and other stakeholders in complex restructurings, including consensual and contested proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, as well as informal workouts.

Thomas also maintains a robust practice advising lenders in developing and implementing retail credit programs in Canada, including in the country's burgeoning FinTech market.

Thomas is a graduate of the joint JD/MBA program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.

He has completed secondments in the legal department of the auto finance group of a Schedule I Bank and at a national captive finance company.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Christopher Robinson Memorial Prize
    • Rankings & Awards
      Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Research Prize in Corporate/Commercial Law
    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
    • Education
      Schulich School of Business, MBA
  • 2009

    • Education
      Dalhousie University, BA


  • The Law Society of Ontario

Representative Work

  • Advised Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited on its CDN$150-million asset-based senior credit facility