As a partner in Fuller Landau’s corporate Restructuring and Insolvency group, David has over 25 years of experience in public practice, with specific expertise across a range of industries including food and beverage, real estate, and distribution.

David has extensive experience in underperforming company turnaround and insolvency engagements for companies of all sizes. He advises on corporate reorganizations, receivership assignments, proposals, bankruptcy matters, liquidations, and business investigations. He is also a lead partner of Fuller Landau Debt Solutions, the firm’s consumer insolvency practice, providing debt management solutions to individuals in financial crisis.

Clients describe David as personable and honest; someone who takes charge and “rolls up his sleeves” to get the job done. He is known for his results-driven approach, ensuring clients receive attentive service and effective, actionable advice.

David is a member of Fuller Landau’s Food & Beverage Committee and a mentor to several members of the team. Outside of the office, he enjoys playing hockey, spending time with his family, and watching his younger daughter play sports. David is also an active volunteer in his local community and a member of the Knights of Columbus.


Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
  • Member, Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP)
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee Designation – 1998
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional Designation – 1997
  • CPA Designation – 1993
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto – 1990

Community Initiatives/Community Organizations

  • Member, Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Italian Business Professional Association
  • Member, Knights of Columbus 

Publications

David Filice

CPA, CA, CIRP, LITPartner, Restructuring and Insolvency 416-645-6506 dfilice@fullerllp.com

Practice Areas

  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Industries

  • Food & Beverage
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Information Technology
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Professional Services
  • Entertainment & Communications

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Fuller Insights

Midmarket Manufacturing Suppliers Should Take a Page From Giant Retailers and Think Bigger

David Filice • October 15, 2019

Huge takeover deals by larger retailers over the years has created significant consolidation and is putting a lot of price pressure on suppliers whose margins are tighter than ever. The bigger the retailer, the more stringent the demands, which include, but are not limited to, retroactive price discounts and a freeze on prices going forward.

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The Importance of Cash Flow Management

David Filice • September 23, 2019

Business owners usually evaluate financial performance based on profitability. Continuous efforts are made to improve the bottom line by generating new sales in addition to applying cost cutting measures. The common assumption is that to obtain financing from bankers and other key stakeholders, strong profitability is the only measure that counts. Unfortunately, while profitability is

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Toronto Corporate Restructuring

How Corporate Restructuring Can Benefit Healthy Businesses

David Filice • December 05, 2018

Most think of corporate restructuring as a way to save a failing business. This is for a good reason: a major function of corporate restructuring is to ‘course-correct’ a struggling business. However, it’s important to note that saving a business in distress isn’t the only function of restructuring. A Restructuring Effort Can Identify and Eliminate

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