Ruth I. Wahl

Senior Partner

Ruth Wahl


T:+1 416.216.3910

F:+1 416.216.3930

Ruth Wahl has particular responsibility for legal research in all areas of our Canadian common law practice. She is chair of our research team, which conducts research in both civil and common law. She prepares opinions and provides advice to our clients and lawyers, and also prepares legal arguments for significant litigation.

Ms. Wahl has extensive experience advising corporations, insolvency representatives, financial institutions, and regulatory and other public entities on a broad range of legal issues. She has participated in major transactions and litigation, including restructuring, bankruptcy and receivership proceedings, transnational litigation, financings, development of new derivative products, mergers and acquisitions, pension surplus litigation, privatizations and commercial arbitrations.

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  • Year of call
    Ontario 1987
  • Law school
    LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1997
    LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1985
  • Education
    B.A., McGill University, 1979
  • Speaking engagements
    • Guest speaker on diverse legal topics including derivatives, insolvency, pension surplus, and legal research and analysis.
  • Memberships and activities
    • Former lecturer, advanced legal research and analysis, upper-year law
  • News

    BCE Leveraged Buyout Gets The Green Light

    Ogilvy Renault lawyers Pierre Bienvenu, Steve Tenai, Ruth Wahl and Catherine Martel were featured in the 2008 Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Borde....

    November 01, 2008