Stephanie Ben-Ishai

Affiliated Scholar

Stephanie Ben-Ishai

Stephanie Ben-Ishai

Affiliated Scholar

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2002

Clients turn to Stephanie for her deep knowledge of private law issues, primarily in the context of transactions and litigation. As a full professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, she is highly regarded for her leading research and teaching in the areas of insolvency, contract, corporate governance and commercial law.

Clients trust her insightful advice and, as an affiliated scholar with our firm, Stephanie brings valuable experience to our clients’ complex matters. Before joining the Osgoode faculty, she was a law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and practised in the Insolvency Group at another Toronto law firm.

She has significant expertise in commercial law reform. Governments and self-regulatory organizations regularly consult Stephanie for guidance on insolvency and commercial law matters. As a frequent guest speaker, Stephanie presents her research work and serves as a visiting professor at major law faculties globally.

Stephanie Ben-Ishai

Affiliated Scholar

Clients turn to Stephanie for her deep knowledge of private law issues, primarily in the context of transactions and litigation. As a full professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, she is highly regarded for her leading research and teaching in the areas of insolvency, contract, corporate governance and commercial law.

Clients trust her insightful advice and, as an affiliated scholar with our firm, Stephanie brings valuable experience to our clients’ complex matters. Before joining the Osgoode faculty, she was a law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and practised in the Insolvency Group at another Toronto law firm.

She has significant expertise in commercial law reform. Governments and self-regulatory organizations regularly consult Stephanie for guidance on insolvency and commercial law matters. As a frequent guest speaker, Stephanie presents her research work and serves as a visiting professor at major law faculties globally.

Speaking Engagement

Berkeley, University of California, 2017 Canadian Studies Colloquium, “Millennials in Crisis: Myth Busting Millennial Debt Narratives”; Berkeley, CA

Mar. 22, 2017

Guide

Payday Lending in Canada: 10 Years Later, co-author

Jan. 30, 2017 - Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2016 (Toronto: Carswell)

Speaking Engagement

Osgoode Hall Law School, Creating Opportunities Summit, “Millennials in Debt”; Toronto, ON

Jan. 26, 2017

Article

Private Lines of Credit for Law Students and Medical Students: A Canadian Perspective, co-author

Jan. 01, 2017 - Banking and Finance Law Review

Article

The American Bankruptcy Institute Recommendations on Chapter 11: Some Canadian Thoughts

Dec. 31, 2016 - Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 3

Speaking Engagement

Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2016 Conference and Annual Meeting, “The American Bankruptcy Institute Recommendations on Chapter 11: Some Canadian Thoughts”; Southampton, Bermuda

Nov. 04, 2016

Speaking Engagement

IRC Comparative Consumer Overindebtedness, Law & Society 2016 General Meeting, “Private Student Loan Debt of Law, MBA and Medical Students”; New Orleans, LA

June 04, 2016

Speaking Engagement

University of Kent, Kent Law School, “Poor Person’s Bankruptcy – North American Perspectives”; Canterbury, UK

Apr. 28, 2016

Speaking Engagement

Chair and commentator, Osgoode Hall Law School, Osgoode Graduate Students Conference, Policy, Finance and Private Justice Panel; Toronto, ON

Feb. 18, 2016

Speaking Engagement

University of British Columbia Centre for Business Law, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference, “Government Involvement in CCAA Proceedings: Has Transparency Been Achieved?”; Vancouver, BC

Feb. 08, 2016

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2002

Education

Harvard Law School, LLM
Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB

Professional Affiliations

Insolvency Institute of Canada
International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

Community Involvement

Canadian Law and Economics Association, member and former secretary
Insolvency Institute of Canada, Editorial Board and Advocacy Committee