Howard D. Rubinoff

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Howard is a business lawyer who advises public and private companies, financial institutions, and corporate boards on complex transactions and day-to-day corporate strategy.

Howard has a wide-ranging corporate commercial practice that focuses on securitizations involving all asset classes, public and private M&A, shareholder disputes and real estate financings. In economic downturns, Howard had guided his clients through numerous large and high profile CCAA and restructurings, including billions of dollars of CMBS transactions.

Howard is known for getting the deal done in an efficient and effective manner. Clients turn to him for practical and novel solutions to their business issues and appreciate that he is always focused on their goals and in creating value for them.

Howard is recognized as a leading banking and finance lawyer by The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, a mentor to younger lawyers and an active member of the International Lawyers Network, an organization that provides his clients with access to experienced counsel and markets in foreign jurisdictions.

Education & Memberships


University of Windsor, LL.B, 1983
Detroit College of Law, 1980
York University, B.A., 1979


Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Awards and Recognition

The Best Lawyers™ in Canada

Banking & Finance Law

Professional & Community Involvement

Shaarei Beth-El Synagogue

Served on the Board of Directors and Executive for 15 years, including 3 years as President.