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Tracey Cohen and Laura Cooper named by Benchmark as Top 25 Women Litigators in Canada

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This is the fourth consecutive year that Tracey and Laura have been recognized

This is the fourth consecutive year that Tracey and Laura have been recognized Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that Tracey M. Cohen, Q.C. and Laura Cooper have been named as two of the Top 25 Women Litigators in Canada by Benchmark, placing them among the most accomplished practitioners in Canada.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Tracey and Laura have been recognized. The list was determined during the research process of the 2017 edition of Benchmark Canada. Both Laura and Tracey’s clients appreciate their ability and dedication to truly understand their business and to develop a strategy that reflects it.

Laura is Co-Chair of Fasken Martineau's National Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Class Actions practice groups as well as Chair of the Ontario Litigation Department. She is an experienced commercial litigator with extensive experience in class actions, regularly representing multi-national entities in the areas of competition, securities, product liability, mass torts and employment. Laura's practice in commercial litigation has been recognized internationally throughout the years, earning her nominations from Lexpert, Chambers and Legal 500. Laura has also participated in complex alternate dispute resolution processes in respect of a number of matters and been involved in the development and implementation of a number of complicated settlement agreements.

Tracey is a Member of the Firm’s Partnership Board and a leading litigation and dispute resolution Partner in Fasken Martineau’s Vancouver office. A long-time member of the firm, she has built a successful practice on the loyalty of her clients who respect her impressive depth of knowledge and experience in resolving complex commercial disputes. Tracey is known for her tough yet pragmatic approach in litigation, negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. She is repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers® in Canada and Chambers Canada.

About Benchmark Canada

Benchmark Canada provides extensive coverage of the Canadian litigation market. The guide's results are the culmination of a four-month research period that allows our researchers to conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.

About Fasken Martineau

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