Edmond Lamek joins Toronto office as partner

TORONTO (September 18, 2012) — Edmond Lamek has joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm, as partner. He brings to the Firm over 20 years of experience practising exclusively in the area of insolvency and restructuring law.

"Edmond is a leading insolvency and restructuring practitioner and is a proven advocate with an ability to get deals done," said Michael MacNaughton, national leader of the Firm's Insolvency and Restructuring Group. "Our clients will benefit from his experience and judgment. His addition strengthens our national team and shows our continuing commitment to leadership in this area."

With a broad range of experience in Canadian and cross-border insolvency and restructuring proceedings and transactions, Edmond provides legal advice to a range of clients from secured and unsecured creditors to Chapter 11 creditors' committees.

He is consistently recognized as a leader in his field by national and international legal ranking publications including Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in Canada® and PLC Which Lawyer?

"BLG is a top-ranked firm in insolvency and restructuring law," said Edmond. "I'm pleased to join a firm that is so focused on professional excellence and committed to providing the best possible service to their clients."

Edmond was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992. He obtained an LLB from the University of New Brunswick in 1990 and a BA from the University of Western Ontario in 1987.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

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