August 27, 2010 – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is proud to announce it has been ranked number one in Canada by the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®. This is the third year in a row the Firm has received this honour. In total, 169 of BLG's lawyers are listed, with 21 lawyers added to the rankings this year.

BLG was top-listed in Canada in 14 practice areas, including:

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Aviation Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Private Funds Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Trusts and Estates

The rankings for The Best Lawyers in Canada ® is based on an exhaustive annual survey involving more than 270,000 detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers ® has become a well-respected guide to excellence in the legal profession.

A complete list of BLG's rankings is provided below.

For more information, please contact:

Tricia Weagan
Ketchum Public Relations (for BLG)
tricia.weagant@ketchum.com
416-355-7431

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents, and other professionals working in six major Canadian cities, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is the largest Canadian full-service law firm focusing on business law, litigation and intellectual property solutions. BLG provides bilingual services in virtually every area of law, and represents a wide range of regional, national and multinational organizations. For further information, visit www.blg.com .

The Best Lawyers in Canada ® Results for BLG: (In Alphabetical Order)

Calgary

  • Daniel L. Baxter
    • Corporate Law
    • Equipment Finance Law
    • Securities Law
  • Randall W. Block QC
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Energy Regulatory Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Frank R. Foran QC
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Director and Officer Liability
    • Energy Regulatory Law
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
    • International Arbitration
    • Legal Malpractice Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Nancy L. Golding QC
    • Trusts and Estates
  • John L. Ircandia
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Josef G.A. Krüger
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Michael Marion
    • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Patrick T. McCarthy QC
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Patricia Morrison
    • Construction Law
  • LuAnne Morrow
    • Intellectual Property Law
  • Ruth M. Spetz
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Jeffrey D. Vallis QC
    • Construction Law
  • Hugh D. Williamson QC
    • Energy Regulatory Law
    • Natural Resources Law

Montréal

  • Kenneth S. Atlas
    • Banking Law
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Marie Audren
    • Class Action Litigation
  • Daniel Ayotte
    • Construction Law
    • Legal Malpractice Law
  • André Barette
    • Trusts and Estates
  • P. Jeremy Bolger
    • Maritime Law
  • Robert E. Charbonneau
    • Aviation Law
    • Class Action Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Product Liability Law
  • Sam Coppola
    • Entertainment Law
  • Pierre B. Côté
    • Banking Law
  • Suzanne Courchesne
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Thomas M. Davis
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Marc Duchesne
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Simon Grégoire
    • Construction Law
  • Rosaire Houde
    • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Yvan Houle
    • Construction Law
  • François Longpré
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Charles P. Marquette
    • Tax Law
  • Darren McGuire
    • Immigration Law
  • François Morin
    • Tax Law
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Patrice Morin
    • Construction Law
    • Legal Malpractice Law
  • John G. Murphy
    • Construction Law
  • Alex K. Paterson QC
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Marilyn Piccini Roy
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Jean-René Ranger
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Peter Richardson
    • Class Action Litigation
  • Brian M. Schneiderman
    • Tax Law
  • John T. Sullivan
    • Real Estate Law
  • Georges R. Thibaudeau
    • Securities Law
  • Pierre Trudeau
    • Real Estate Law
  • Philippe C. Vachon
    • Labour and Employment Law

Ottawa

  • Janet Bradley
    • Real Estate Law
  • J. Bruce Carr-Harris
    • Administrative and Public Law
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Legal Malpractice Law
  • Bryan Carroll
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Katherine Cooligan
    • Family Law
  • Pamela Cross
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Rocco D'Angelo
    • Real Estate Law
  • Vincent J. DeRose
    • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Peter K. Doody
    • Aboriginal Law
  • Larry A. Elliott
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Jeremy S.T. Farr
    • Corporate Law
    • Mutual Funds Law
    • Technology Law
  • Vern Krishna
    • Tax Law
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Barbara A. McIsaac QC
    • Administrative and Public Law
  • Tom Ozere
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Guy J. Pratte
    • Administrative and Public Law
    • Appellate Law
    • Class Action Litigation
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • David Sherriff-Scott
    • Public Procurement
  • David W Scott QC
    • Administrative and Public Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Defamation and Media Law
    • Director and Officer Liability
    • Insurance Law
    • Intellectual Property Law
    • International Arbitration
    • Legal Malpractice Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Product Liability Law
    • Securities Law
  • Gerry Stobo
    • Administrative and Public Law
    • International Trade and Finance Law
    • Public Procurement
  • Gregory A. Tereposky
    • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Peter C.P. Thompson QC
    • Energy Regulatory Law

Toronto

  • Matthew R. Alter
    • Construction Law
  • Richard A. Applebaum
    • Real Estate Law
  • Edward A. Ayers
    • Insurance Law
  • Timothy P. Bates
    • Insurance Law
    • Legal Malpractice Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Keith N. Batten
    • Insurance Law
  • Robert B. Bell
    • Class Action Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Product Liability Law
  • Linda L. Bertoldi
    • Corporate Law
    • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Margot Blight
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Peter R. Braund
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Product Liability Law
  • Christopher D. Bredt
    • Administrative and Public Law
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Barry H. Bresner
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Timothy O. Buckley
    • Class Action Litigation
  • Frank S. Callaghan
    • Corporate Law
  • William D.T. Carter
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Matthew L.O. Certosimo
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Adam Chamberlain
    • Environmental Law
  • Anne C. Corbett
    • Corporate Law
  • Rebecca A. Cowdery
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Victoria B. Cowling
    • Immigration Law
  • Carol E. Derk
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Brian Dingle
    • Immigration Law
  • Daniel J. Dochylo
    • Trusts and Estates
  • James D.G. Douglas
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Securities Law
  • Jonathan F. Dyck
    • Entertainment Law
  • Mark J. Fecenko
    • Information Technology Law
  • Paul G. Findlay
    • Corporate Law
    • Mutual Funds Law
    • Securities Law
  • Arthur I. Fish
    • Trusts and Estates
  • M. Christine Fotopoulos
    • Insurance Law
  • Melany V. Franklin
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Stephen J. Fyfe
    • Structured Finance Law
  • D. Bruce Garrow
    • Aviation Law
    • Insurance Law
  • Morton G. Gross QC
    • Real Estate Law
  • John E. Hall
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • R. Andrew G. Harrison
    • Employee Benefits Law
  • Ian J. Houston
    • Construction Law
  • Steven N. Iczkovitz
    • Real Estate Law
  • Daphne G. Jarvis
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Danielle Joel
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Ronald M. Kosonic
    • Mutual Funds Law
    • Private Funds Law
  • Robert W. Kitchen
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Eva M. Krasa
    • Tax Law
  • Markus F. Kremer
    • Employee Benefits Law
  • Norman G. Letalik
    • Product Liability Law
  • Robert L. Love
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • James W. MacLellan
    • Construction Law
  • Robert B. MacLellan
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Michael J. MacNaughton
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • James W. Mathers
    • Banking Law
  • Lynn M. McGrade
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Michael K. McKelvey
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Paul A.D. Mingay
    • Securities Law
  • Jeffrey P. Mitchell
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Morton G. Mitchnick
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • John J. Morris
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Brian D. Mulroney
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Alfred L.J. Page
    • Private Funds Law
  • Dennis J. Pelkie QC
    • Trusts and Estates
  • R. Bruce Reynolds
    • Construction Law
  • Elinore Richardson
    • Tax Law
  • J. Mark Rodger
    • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Robert S. Russell
    • Competition/Antitrust Law
  • Martin Sclisizzi
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Richard H. Shaban
    • Construction Law
  • Murray B. Shopiro
    • Real Estate Law
  • Howard S. Silverman
    • Banking Law
  • Douglas O. Smith
    • Insurance Law
  • Michael C. Smith
    • Insurance Law
  • Donna Spagnolo
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Prema K. Thiele
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Larissa V. Tkachenko
    • Tax Law
  • Robert W. Traves
    • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Stephen F. Waqué
  • Real Estate Law
    • John Warren
  • Corporate Law
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Laura M. White
    • Tax Law
  • Cheryl M Woodin
    • Director and Officer Liability
  • Alec Zimmerman
    • Banking Law
  • Gordon J. Zimmerman
    • Intellectual Property Law

Vancouver

  • Donald G. Bird
    • Banking Law
  • Ron Bozzer
    • Banking Law
  • Jason J. Brooks
    • Mutual Funds Law
  • Nigel P. Cave
    • Corporate Law
  • Doug G. Copland
    • Intellectual Property Law
  • Brad W. Dixon
    • Class Action Litigation
  • Patrick G. Foy QC
    • Aboriginal Law
    • Appellate Law
  • Bradley J. Freedman
    • Information Technology Law
    • Intellectual Property Law
  • Gerald W. Ghikas QC
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • International Arbitration
  • David C. Longcroft
    • Real Estate Law
  • Paul J. Lowry
    • Natural Resources Law
  • William K. McNaughton
    • Environmental Law
  • Shelley Munro
    • Real Estate Law
  • David L. Mydske
    • Real Estate Law
  • Christopher J. O'Connor QC
    • Construction Law
  • Director and Officer Liability
    • Insurance Law
  • Vincent R. Orchard QC
    • Insurance Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Deborah Overholt
    • Environmental Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Robert Owen
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Fred R. Pletcher
    • Corporate Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Douglas J. Powrie
    • Tax Law
  • Blair A. Rebane
    • Franchise Law
  • Doug R. Sanders
    • Construction Law
  • Tim Sehmer
    • Banking Law
  • Robert R. Shouldice
    • Corporate Law
    • Energy Regulatory Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Michael A. Skene
    • Defamation and Media Law
  • Gabriel Somjen
    • Labour and Employment Law
  • Ross Switzer
    • Environmental Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Geoffrey Thompson
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Kenneth J. Tyler
    • Aboriginal Law
  • Magnus C. Verbrugge
    • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
  • Gary J. Wilson
    • Trusts and Estates

Practice areas in which BLG is top-listed:

  • Top-Listed in Canada with 171 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Aboriginal Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Administrative and Public Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Aviation Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Construction Law with 14 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Energy Regulatory Law with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring with 8 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Insurance Law with 17 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Legal Malpractice Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Mutual Funds Law with 11 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Natural Resources Law with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Personal Injury Litigation with 17 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Private Funds Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Public Procurement with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Trusts and Estates with 13 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Alberta in Energy Regulatory Law with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia with 32 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Appellate Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Competition/Antitrust Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Environmental Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in International Arbitration with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Mutual Funds Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Natural Resources Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario with 97 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Administrative and Public Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Aviation Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Corporate and Commercial Litigation with 7 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Insurance Law with 14 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Mutual Funds Law with 10 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Personal Injury Litigation with 13 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Private Funds Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Product Liability Law with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Public Procurement with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Trusts and Estates with 7 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Aviation Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Entertainment Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Calgary, AB in Energy Regulatory Law with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Calgary, AB in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Montréal, QC in Aviation Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Montréal, QC in Construction Law with 5 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Montréal, QC in Entertainment Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON with 19 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Administrative and Public Law with 5 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Alternative Dispute Resolution with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Appellate Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Class Action Litigation with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Corporate and Commercial Litigation with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Defamation and Media Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Director and Officer Liability with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Energy Regulatory Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Insurance Law with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in International Arbitration with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Legal Malpractice Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Mutual Funds Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Personal Injury Litigation with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Product Liability Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Public Procurement with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Real Estate Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Securities Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Tax Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Ottawa, ON in Trusts and Estates with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON with 78 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Aviation Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Insurance Law with 10 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Mutual Funds Law with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Personal Injury Litigation with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Private Funds Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Product Liability Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Toronto, ON in Trusts and Estates with 5 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC with 32 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Appellate Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Competition/Antitrust Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Environmental Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in International Arbitration with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Mutual Funds Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Natural Resources Law with 6 attorneys.