Toronto (January 10, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a pre-eminent, full-service law Firm, today announced the admission of 13 of the Firm's associates into its partnership.

“On behalf of the Firm, I’m delighted to welcome these outstanding lawyers and intellectual property agents into BLG’s partnership,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner at BLG. “These individuals have developed their expertise and professional approach to client service as associates with the Firm and they have consistently demonstrated their dedication to excellence.”

BLG’s new partners span the Firm’s practice areas and locations across Canada. BLG’s newest partners include:

  • David Farmer, Commercial Litigation, Calgary
  • Joel Jones, Securities & Capital Markets, Calgary
  • Ruth Liu, Securities & Capital Markets, Toronto
  • Martha Martindale, Financial Services, Vancouver
  • Heather Pessione, Commercial Litigation, Toronto
  • Jennifer Raoul, Intellectual Property, Ottawa
  • Dionysios Rossi, Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory, Vancouver
  • Hafeez Rupani, Intellectual Property, Ottawa
  • Robin Squires, Insurance and Tort Liability, Toronto
  • Joseph Takhmizdjian, Tax, Montréal
  • Olivier Tardif, Financial Services, Montréal
  • Tim Webb, Intellectual Property, Calgary
  • Michael White, Insurance and Tort Liability, Toronto

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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Alison Reed
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
416.367.6094
areed@blg.com