Toronto (February 17, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce seven lawyers have received a 2016 Client Choice award.

The following BLG lawyers were chosen by corporate counsel as the leaders in their respective fields:

This is the second year in a row that John Blair and Randall Block have received a Client Choice award. Mark Fecenko and Bradley Freedman are also two-time winners of this award, being recognized by clients in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

Established in 2005 by Lexology and International Law Office, Client Choice recognizes the law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients' businesses above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel.

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 725 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 or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
SBerthiaume@blg.com
514.954.2531

Talha Wasti
Environics Communications Inc.
TWasti@environicspr.com
416.969.2658

Alida Alepian
Capital Image
AAlepian@capital-image.com
514.739.1188 ext.239