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Forty-Nine Fasken Lawyers Ranked in 2021 Edition of Legal 500 Canada

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Toronto (Canada) – Fasken has received a number of accolades in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 Canada.

The Firm was highlighted in 28 practice areas, five of which were designated Tier 1. The Firm’s practice areas that achieved the highest recognition are Indigenous Law, Insurance, Labour and Employment, Mining and Telecoms.

Forty-nine Fasken lawyers were recognized, with 33 of them listed as Leading Individuals, including: Tony BaldanzaMichael BourassaBrian BurkettKoker ChristensenRichard ClareTracey Cohen QC, Rosalind CooperGeoff Cowper QC, Julie Desrosiers, Tony Di Domenico, Huy DoLaurence DunbarMarc-André Fabien,AdE Peter Feldberg, Andrew GabrielsonMatthew GhikasDouglas GilbertAl GourleyBrian Graves, John Grieve QC, Jon HolmstromBrian KelsallJay Kerr-WilsonPeter KirbyPeter MantasBarbara Miller,Kevin O’CallaghanElla PlotkinKaren Sargeant, Clifford SosnowJohn Torrey and John Turner.

Thirteen partners were chosen as Next Generation lawyers, including: Sarah ArmstrongKaram BayrakalChristopher BystromPierre-Olivier CharleboisJohanna FipkeSarah GingrichBrenden HunterKibben JacksonJean Michel Lapierre, Thomas MeagherAndrew Nunes, Darren Reed and Krisztián Tóth. Fasken associates Martin Ferreira Pinho, Alexandra Mitretodis and Michael Shortt were selected as Rising Stars.

A full review of the Firm’s rankings can be found in the online guide.

About The Legal 500

For the last 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world. Its rankings are based on the results of research, including written submissions from law firms, interviews with lawyers and feedback from client references. They highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

About Fasken

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