September 19, 2011 – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has been listed as the top ranked law firm in Canada for the fourth year in a row by The Best Lawyers in Canada®2012. In total, 190 of BLG’s lawyers are listed, up from 169 in 2011.

BLG was top-listed in Canada in 13 practice areas, including:

  • 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 a rigorous national survey involving more than 373,000 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.

The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2012 Results for BLG: (In Alphabetical Order)

Calgary

  • Daniel L. Baxter
  • Randall W. Block QC
  • Frank R. Foran QC
  • Nancy L. Golding QC
  • William Guinan
  • Lindsay Holmes
  • John L. Ircandia
  • Josef G.A. Krüger
  • Kent Kufeldt
  • Michael Marion
  • Patrick T. McCarthy QC
  • Patricia Morrison
  • LuAnne Morrow
  • Allan Nielsen
  • Alan Ross
  • Ruth M. Spetz
  • Jeffrey D. Vallis QC
  • Hugh D. Williamson QC
  • M. Scott Wilson

Montréal

  • Kenneth S. Atlas
  • Marie Audren
  • Daniel Ayotte
  • André Barette
  • P. Jeremy Bolger
  • Robert E. Charbonneau
  • Sam Coppola
  • Pierre B. Côté
  • Suzanne Courchesne
  • Thomas M. Davis
  • Yves Dubois
  • Marc Duchesne
  • John Godber
  • Simon Grégoire
  • François Grondin
  • Yvan Houle
  • François Longpré
  • Charles P. Marquette
  • Darren McGuire
  • Anick Morin
  • François Morin
  • Patrice Morin
  • John G. Murphy
  • Peter Pamel
  • Alex K. Paterson QC
  • Marilyn Piccini Roy
  • Jean-René Ranger
  • Peter Richardson
  • Brian M. Schneiderman
  • John T. Sullivan
  • Georges R. Thibaudeau
  • Philippe C. Vachon

Ottawa

  • Jane Bachynski
  • Janet Bradley
  • J. Bruce Carr-Harris
  • Bryan Carroll
  • Katherine Cooligan
  • Pamela Cross
  • Rocco D’Angelo
  • Vincent J. DeRose
  • Peter K. Doody
  • Larry A. Elliott
  • Jeremy S.T. Farr
  • Jack Hughes
  • Vern Krishna
  • Barbara A. McIsaac QC
  • Tom Ozere
  • Guy J. Pratte
  • David Sherriff-Scott
  • David W Scott QC
  • Gerry Stobo
  • Gregory A. Tereposky
  • Peter C.P. Thompson QC

Toronto

  • Matthew R. Alter
  • Richard A. Applebaum
  • Edward A. Ayers
  • Jeff Barnes
  • Timothy P. Bates
  • Keith N. Batten
  • Robert B. Bell
  • Linda L. Bertoldi
  • Margot Blight
  • Christopher D. Bredt
  • Barry H. Bresner
  • Timothy O. Buckley
  • Frank S. Callaghan
  • William D.T. Carter
  • Matthew L.O. Certosimo
  • Adam Chamberlain
  • Anne C. Corbett
  • Rebecca A. Cowdery
  • Victoria B. Cowling
  • Carol E. Derk
  • Brian Dingle
  • David Di Paolo
  • Daniel J. Dochylo
  • James D.G. Douglas
  • Jonathan F. Dyck
  • Mark J. Fecenko
  • Paul G. Findlay
  • Arthur I. Fish
  • Ronald Foerster
  • M. Christine Fotopoulos
  • Melany V. Franklin
  • Stephen J. Fyfe
  • D. Bruce Garrow
  • Mary Lynn Gleason
  • Morton G. Gross QC
  • John E. Hall
  • R. Andrew G. Harrison
  • Craig Hill
  • Ian J. Houston
  • Steven N. Iczkovitz
  • Daphne G. Jarvis
  • Danielle Joel
  • Gus Karantzoulis
  • Robert W. Kitchen
  • Ronald M. Kosonic
  • Eva M. Krasa
  • Markus F. Kremer
  • Jay Lefton
  • Norman G. Letalik
  • Robert L. Love
  • James W. MacLellan
  • Robert B. MacLellan
  • Michael J. MacNaughton
  • James W. Mathers
  • Lynn M. McGrade
  • Michael K. McKelvey
  • Paul A.D. Mingay
  • Jeffrey P. Mitchell
  • Morton G. Mitchnick
  • John J. Morris
  • Brian D. Mulroney
  • Alfred L.J. Page
  • Dennis J. Pelkie QC
  • Stephen Redican
  • R. Bruce Reynolds
  • William S. Robertson
  • J. Mark Rodger
  • Robert S. Russell
  • Martin Sclisizzi
  • Richard H. Shaban
  • Murray B. Shopiro
  • Howard S. Silverman
  • Douglas O. Smith
  • Michael C. Smith
  • Donna Spagnolo
  • Prema K. Thiele
  • Larissa V. Tkachenko
  • Robert W. Traves
  • Stephen F. Waqué
  • John Warren
  • Laura M. White
  • Cheryl M Woodin
  • Alec Zimmerman
  • Gordon J. Zimmerman

Vancouver

  • Donald G. Bird
  • Jason J. Brooks
  • Nigel P. Cave
  • Doug G. Copland
  • Robert J.C. Deane
  • Brad W. Dixon
  • Patrick G. Foy QC
  • Bradley J. Freedman
  • Gerald W. Ghikas QC
  • Angus M. Gunn
  • Kent Kufeldt
  • Mark Lewis
  • David C. Longcroft
  • David Miachika
  • William K. McNaughton
  • Shelley Munro
  • David L. Mydske
  • Christopher J. O’Connor QC
  • Vincent R. Orchard QC
  • Deborah Overholt
  • Robert Owen
  • Fred R. Pletcher
  • Jeffrey Read
  • Blair A. Rebane
  • Doug R. Sanders
  • Tim Sehmer
  • Robert R. Shouldice
  • Michael A. Skene
  • Gabriel Somjen
  • Ross Switzer
  • Brian Thom
  • Geoffrey Thompson
  • Kenneth J. Tyler
  • Magnus C. Verbrugge
  • Gary J. Wilson

Practice areas in which BLG is top-listed

  • Top-Listed in Canada with 190 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Administrative and Public Law with 7 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Aviation Law with 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Construction Law with 15 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Energy Regulatory Law with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring with 9 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Insurance Law with 19 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Legal Malpractice Law with 5 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Mutual Funds Law with 12 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Natural Resources Law with 10 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 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Canada in Trusts and Estates with 13 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Alberta in Administrative and Public Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Alberta in Energy Regulatory Law with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia with 35 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Advertising and Marketing Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Appellate Law with 2 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Construction Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Corporate Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Environmental Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in British Columbia in Insolvency and Finance Restructuring with 2 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 5 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario with 104 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Administrative and Public Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Corporate and Commercial Litigation with 8 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Insurance Law with 16 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 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Public Procurement with 4 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Ontario in Trusts and Estates with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Aviation Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Entertainment Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Mutual Funds Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Quebec in Personal Injury Litigation with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Calgary, AB in Administrative and Public 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 Montréal, QC in Mutual Funds Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Montréal, QC in Personal Injury Litigation with 3 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 6 attorneys.
  • 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 4 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 83 attorneys.
  • 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 2 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC with 35 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Advertising and Marketing Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Appellate Law with 1 attorney.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Construction Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Corporate Law with 6 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Environmental Law with 3 attorneys.
  • Top-Listed in Vancouver, BC in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring with 2 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 5 attorneys.