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Eighty-Two Fasken Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2021

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Toronto (Canada) – The 2021 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada features 82 Fasken lawyers and highlights 27 of the Firm’s practice areas across the country.

Sixteen lawyers have also been recognized as “Thought Leaders” in various Who’s Who Legal practice area guides, including: John Beardwood (Data Privacy & Protection, Information Technology), Maureen Berry (Private Client Services), Michael Bourassa (Mining), Brian Burkett (LEHR), Alex Cameron (Data Privacy & Protection, Data Security), Koker Christensen (Banking – Regulatory, Insurance & Reinsurance), Laurence Dunbar (Data - Telecoms & Media), Douglas Gilbert (LEHR), Kibben Jackson (Restructuring & Insolvency), Jay Kerr-Wilson (Telecoms & Media, Intellectual Property), Peter Kirby (Trade & Customs), Peter Pliszka (Product Liability Defence), Jason Markwell (IP – Patents, Life Sciences – Patent Litigation), John Torrey (Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Mining), John Turner (Mining), and Corina Weigl (Private Client Services). Alexandra Mitretodis (Arbitration) and Sarah Armstrong (Commercial Litigation) have also been recognized as “Future Leaders”.

The guide reflects the market-leading reputation the Firm has in Canada, excelling in various practice areas and showcasing the breadth of knowledge offered to its clients.

A full review of the Firm’s rankings can be found here.

About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal features over 17,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers from over 180 countries and regions. It serves as a reference point for companies looking for expert lawyers. All award recipients were chosen based upon comprehensive, independent research with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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