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Solid results from The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 as Fasken Martineau increases its “Lawyers of the Year”

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134 Fasken Martineau lawyers were included in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in 44 practice areas

Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that 134 lawyers were included in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in 44 practice areas. The Best Lawyers is the oldest and one of the most highly-respected peer review guides to the legal profession worldwide.

The following 10 Fasken Martineau lawyers have garnered the sought-after “Lawyers of the Year” recognition in their respective regions:

  • Henri Alvarez, Q.C., Alternative Dispute Resolution in Vancouver
  • Richard Clare, Real Estate Law in Montréal
  • Rosalind Cooper, Environmental Law in Toronto
  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C., Director and Officer Liability Practice in Vancouver
  • Jay Kerr-Wilson, Communications Law in Ottawa
  • Peter Kirby, International Trade and Finance Law in Montréal
  • Ronald McRobie, Labour and Employment Law in Montréal
  • John Torrey, Banking and Finance Law in Toronto
  • John Turner, Natural Resources Law in Toronto
  • Corina Weigl, Trusts and Estates in Toronto

The Best Lawyers in Canada named the following Fasken Martineau lawyers in their respective practice areas, including some who are ranked in multiple areas:

Aboriginal Law

  • Peter Feldberg 
  • Kevin O'Callaghan 
  • Charles Willms

Administrative and Public Law

  • John A. Campion 
  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Henri Alvarez, Q.C.
  • Martin Sheehan
  • Charles Willms

Banking and Finance Law

  • Stephen Clark
  • Jean-Sébastien Dugas
  • Brian Kelsall
  • Stephen Kerr
  • Jon Levin
  • Xeno Martis
  • Marc Novello
  • Martin Racicot
  • John Torrey
  • Brian Wright

Bet-the-Company Litigation

  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.

Biotechnology Law

  • Mathieu Gagné

Class Action Litigation

  • Andrew Borrell
  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.
  • André Durocher
  • Enrico Forlini

Communications Law

  • Stephen Acker
  • Laurence Dunbar
  • Jay Kerr-Wilson
  • Leslie Milton
  • J. Aidan O'Neill
  • Stephen Whitehead

Competition / Antitrust Law

  • Huy Do

Construction Law

  • Marina Pratchett, Q.C.

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Mark Andrews, Q.C.
  • Tracey Cohen, Q.C.
  • Simon Coval
  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.
  • Robert Harrison
  • Christian Leblanc
  • Pierre Lefebvre
  • Andrew Nathanson
  • Gerry Ranking
  • Sam Rickett

Corporate Governance Practice

  • William Orr

Corporate Law

  • Diane Bertrand
  • Robert Chapman
  • Stephen Erlichman
  • Peter Finley
  • Jean M. Gagné
  • Neil Kravitz
  • Jon Levin
  • William Orr
  • Robert Paré
  • Virginia Schweitzer

Criminal Defense

  • Patrick McCann

Defamation and Media Law

  • Christian Leblanc

Director and Officer Liability Practice

  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.

Energy Law

  • Niall Armstrong
  • Ron Ezekiel
  • André Turmel
  • Paul Wilson

Energy Regulatory Law

  • Peter Feldberg
  • Matthew Ghikas, MCIArb, Q.Arb
  • Jonathan Liteplo
  • André Turmel

Environmental Law

  • Rosalind Cooper
  • André Durocher
  • Robert Lonergan
  • Pierre Meunier
  • André Turmel
  • Paul Wilson

Franchise Law

  • Darrell Jarvis

Information Technology Law

  • Andrew Alleyne
  • John Beardwood
  • Jean-Philippe Mikus
  • Keith Spencer
  • Bruce Tattrie

Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

  • Luc Béliveau
  • John Grieve
  • Kibben Jackson
  • Aubrey Kauffman
  • Alain Riendeau

Insurance Law

  • Robert McDowell

Intellectual Property Law

  • Julie Desrosiers
  • Jay Kerr-Wilson
  • Jean-Philippe Mikus
  • Marek Nitoslawski
  • David Wotherspoon

International Arbitration

  • Henri Alvarez, Q.C. 
  • Tina Cicchetti

International Trade and Finance Law

  • Peter Kirby 
  • Clifford Sosnow

Labour and Employment Law

  • Louis Bernier, Ad. E.
  • Brian Burkett
  • John Craig
  • Martin Denyes
  • Robert Dupont
  • Stéphane Fillion 
  • Rolland Forget
  • Douglas Gilbert
  • Charles Harrison
  • Richard Lacoursière
  • Richard Martel
  • David McDonald
  • Ronald McRobie
  • Brian O'Byrne
  • Kevin O'Neill, Q.C.
  • Rhéaume Perreault
  • Karen Sargeant
  • Brian Smeenk
  • Claire Vachon

Legal Malpractice Law

  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

  • Blair Horn

Media Law

  • Christian Leblanc

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

  • Aaron Atkinson
  • Carl Bélanger
  • Paul Fornazzari
  • Blair Horn
  • Neil Kravitz
  • Jon Levin
  • Iain Mant
  • William Orr
  • Robert Paré

Mining Law

  • Michael Bourassa
  • Andrew Gabrielson
  • Frank Mariage
  • John Turner

Mutual Funds Law

  • Stephen Erlichman
  • Garth Foster
  • John Kruk

Natural Resources Law

  • Bruce Blain
  • Michael Bourassa
  • Lata Casciano
  • Brian Graves
  • Frank Mariage
  • Robert Shirriff, Q.C.
  • John Torrey
  • John Turner

Personal Injury Litigation

  • William Morley, Q.C.

Privacy and Data Security Law

  • Alex Cameron

Product Liability Law

  • Jonathan Lancaster
  • Martin Sheehan

Project Finance Law

  • Brian Kelsall
  • Xeno Martis
  • John Torrey

Real Estate Law

  • Craig Carter, LSM
  • Andrea Centa
  • Richard Clare
  • Martin Emmons
  • Nicolas Leblanc
  • Denis Paquin
  • Barbara Vanderburgh

Securities Law

  • Geoffrey Cowper, Q.C.
  • David Hausman
  • Blair Horn
  • Neil Kravitz
  • Jon Levin
  • William Orr
  • Robert Paré
  • Steve Saville

Tax Law

  • Claude Auger
  • François Barette
  • William Bies
  • Michael Coburn
  • Elena Hoffstein
  • Claude Jodoin, M. Fisc.
  • Alain Ranger
  • Alan Schwartz, Q.C.
  • Christopher Steeves

Technology Law

  • Robert Chapman
  • Jean-Philippe Mikus
  • Virginia Schweitzer
  • Keith Spencer

Trusts and Estates

  • Howard Carr
  • Edgar Frechette
  • Elena Hoffstein
  • Helen Low, Q.C.
  • Corina Weigl

Workers' Compensation Law

  • Douglas Gilbert

About Fasken Martineau

Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 700 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at www.fasken.com.

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