Rick is recognized for his considerable experience and knowledge in bankruptcy and insolvency matters and commercial litigation. He is listed in Best Lawyers, the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide, for his work in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring matters. He is also listed in Lexpert, a comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada, as a leading Insolvency Litigation practitioner. Rick is regularly engaged by organizations including PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., MNP Ltd., Keith G. Collins Ltd., the Professional Liability Claims Fund, and other financial institutions and corporations. He frequently appears at all levels of Court in Manitoba and has twice appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Rick is a frequent lecturer at forums and conferences organized by the Manitoba Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals and the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals. He is or has been a member of various other professional organizations, including INSOL International, the Canadian Insolvency Foundation, the editorial board of the National Creditor/Debtor Review, the Manitoba Bankruptcy Court Practices Committee, and the Law Society of Manitoba’s practice review panel.