Toronto (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that two of its partners Sarah Armstrong and Frédéric Gilbert have been named 2015 “Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40”. This year’s awards honour lawyers working in law firms, as in-house counsel, in government and academia.
Sarah Armstrong, of the firm’s Toronto office, is an experienced litigator with a focus on litigation and arbitration of complex commercial and contractual disputes and class actions. She is a Vice-Chair of Fasken Martineau’s Ontario Litigation Department and is Chair of the firm’s Arbitration Practice Group.
Frédéric Gilbert, of the Montreal office, is widely recognized for his advocacy skills, particularly in the areas of real estate and franchise law. His economic performance, teamwork, peer recognition quality of work and expertise in franchise law are major assets and contribute greatly to the success of the firm.
“Fasken Martineau is extremely proud of our colleagues Sarah Armstrong and Frederic Gilbert on achieving this significant recognition in their careers. They are well-deserving of being named Rising Stars,” said Ontario Region Managing Partner Martin Denyes.
“The Rising Stars Award is a tribute to their outstanding track record of success and excellent client service. We are pleased that clients get to benefit from their exceptional dedication,” added Québec Region Managing Partner Éric Bédard.
The “Rising Stars” award honours Canada’s leading lawyers under 40, focusing on their track record of success in legal practice, leadership and community involvement, contribution to the firm’s success, business acumen, adaptability to change, education and credentials and skills as a team player.
About Fasken Martineau
Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 770 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at www.fasken.com.