Linc Rogers

Linc Rogers, LL.B

Linc Rogers is a Partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group. He is an experienced insolvency lawyer recognized in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, particularly for his work with debtor companies. Linc's practice focuses on all aspects of commercial reorganizations, distressed acquisitions, debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and security enforcement. As a key member of the Blakes U.S. initiative team, he relocated to the United States in 2004 to help establish the Firm's Chicago office. The office was launched to more effectively serve U.S. clients doing business in Canada. While in Chicago, Linc focused on Canada/U.S. cross-border transactions and gained familiarity with U.S. bankruptcy law. He was also primarily responsible for cultivating and maintaining business relationships with restructuring and insolvency professionals throughout the Midwest United States.

Linc is also an active contributor to legal education. He was recently appointed national editor of the Commercial Insolvency Reporter and was appointed as program co-ordinator and executive member of the Insolvency Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He has published extensively in Canadian, U.S. and international periodicals and is a frequent invited speaker at conferences and seminars throughout Canada and the United States. He also speaks frequently on diversity issues in the legal profession and has been recognized by a number of leading publications for his accomplishments in this area.

Linc is a member of the corporate advisory board of the Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) - Toronto Chapter. The UFSC is dedicated to improving financial literacy in minority and underprivileged communities.