Toronto (March 6, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Lisa Chamandy has been appointed as the Firm’s first Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer. In this newly created role, Ms. Chamandy is responsible for advancing all aspects of Knowledge and Innovation across BLG nationally, transforming firm processes to drive exceptional client service.

“In the last year, Lisa has been integral to defining our forward-thinking strategy, and her appointment is a reflection of both her expertise and BLG’s commitment to innovation,” says John Godber, Partner and Client Innovation Partner at BLG. “Investing in new technologies and talent, we not only support clients, but also work hand-in-hand with them to drive industry change and set a new bar for excellence.”

Ms. Chamandy is an accomplished executive who previously held the role of National Director of Knowledge and Innovation at BLG. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, she acted as Counsel, Client Service Innovation at another law firm. Her expertise includes knowledge management and innovation, legal project management, process improvement, and pricing and alternative fee arrangements.

In the coming months, BLG will be announcing a number of new initiatives focusing on expanding value of the firm’s innovation strategy for clients.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing & Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP