In this year’s Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 33 BLG lawyers are recognized as being leaders in their fields. This is an increase from the 29 lawyers who were recognized in last year’s edition.

The Guide highlights the “most frequently recommended” lawyers across Canada in 41 practice areas, and is distributed to over 10,000 in-house counsel and C-level executives at corporations across North America.

For the complete list of BLG lawyers who are featured in the Guide, please see below:

Derrick Armstrong (Calgary) Corporate Mid-market
Kenneth S. Atlas (Montréal) Banking and Financial Institutions
Daniel Ayotte (Montréal) Construction Law
Jeff Barnes (Toronto) Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions
Robert B. Bell (Toronto) Product Liability
Linda L. Bertoldi (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market; Energy (Electricity)
Donald G. Bird (Vancouver) Banking and Financial Institutions
Randall W. Block,QC (Calgary) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
Frank S. Callaghan (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Nigel P. Cave (Vancouver) Corporate Mid-market
Robert E. Charbonneau (Montréal) Class Action Litigation
Rebecca A. Cowdery (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
James D.G. Douglas (Toronto) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation
Jeremy S.T. Farr (Ottawa) Income Funds
Frank R. Foran, QC (Calgary) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Directors’ and Officers’ Liability; Securities Litigation; Energy (Oil & Gas)
Gerald W. Ghikas, QC (Vancouver) Arbitration (International)
Morton G. Gross, QC (Toronto) Property Development
John E. Hall (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
Yvan Houle (Montréal) Construction Law
Patrick T. McCarthy,QC (Vancouver) Insolvency and Restructuring
Lynn M. McGrade (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
Paul Mingay (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Christopher J. O'Connor, QC (Vancouver) Construction Law
Alfred J. Page (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Douglas J. Powrie (Vancouver) Corporate Tax
R. Bruce Reynolds (Toronto) Construction Law
J. Mark Rodger (Toronto) Energy (Electricity)
David Scott, OC, QC (Ottawa) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Product Liability
Robert Shouldice (Vancouver) Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Mid-Market
Gerry Stobo (Ottawa) International Trade Regulation
Philippe Tardif (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Peter Thompson, QC (Ottawa) Energy (Electricity)
Jeffrey D. Vallis, QC (Calgary) Construction Law