Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s Electricity Markets Group has been recognized with several awards from peers in Canada and abroad for its continued commitment to professional and service excellence in helping clients involved in the electricity sector in Canada and around the world.

Most recently, the Group was ranked as a top-tier provider by The Legal 500 for Energy: Power. The prestigious publication notes that BLG’s power team impresses with its “superb service that is timely, thoughtful and comprehensive.” Linda Bertoldi, National Leader of BLG’s Electricity Markets Group,  and Mark Rodger, Regional Team Leader in the Toronto Office, were highlighted as leading power lawyers.

The Group is Chambers ranked for 2014 and also received the highest ranking with a Band 1 position by Chambers Global in its 2013 edition on The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Energy: Power. Lawyers recognized include:

  • Linda Bertoldi, National Leader of BLG’s Electricity Markets Group
  • Vincent DeRose, Regional Team Leader in the Ottawa Office
  • Mark Rodger, Regional Team Leader in the Toronto Office

In addition, the Group was featured as the top-listed firm in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®. Lawyers included in this highly-prestigious ranking include:

  • Linda Bertoldi (Corporate Law, Energy Regulatory Law)
  • Adam Chamberlain (Environmental Law)
  • Vincent DeRose (Energy Regulatory Law)
  • Sean Muggah (Corporate Law)
  • Mark Rodger (Energy Regulatory Law – Electricity)

The team has also been recognized in a variety of 2013 Lexpert® special editions including:

  • Linda Bertoldi (Leading Corporate Lawyers, Infrastructure)
  • Shane Freitag (Energy, Infrastructure)
  • Mark Rodger (Leading Corporate Lawyers, Infrastructure)

Recognition for the Group’s accomplishments has not  been limited to its work in Canada. Ms. Bertoldi was recognized as a leading corporate commercial lawyer in the 2014 edition of the IFLR 1000, Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. In addition, Ms. Bertoldi and Mr. Rodger have been recognized for their stellar cross- border work in the energy-electricity industry by leading publications Lexpert and American Lawyer. Ms. Bertoldi has also received a Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a rating she shares with her colleague Sylvie Bouvette, Regional Team Leader in the Montreal office.

Members of the Group were highlighted in the 2013 editions  of Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of EnergyLawyers and Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Energy, PublicProcurement). The guide is an annual publication that provides rankings based on feedback from peers and clients in more than 100 jurisdictions around the world.

The Group is also recognized in the 2013 Lexpert® Guide to Leading U.S. / Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; ranked for Energy Law in the 2013 edition of Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; and was included in the 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. The directory singled out four members of the group as leaders in their fields, including:

  • Linda Bertoldi (Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Mid-Market, Energy: Electricity)
  • Shane Freitag (Energy – Electricity)
  • Mark Rodger (Energy – Electricity)
  • Vincent DeRose (Energy - Electricity)

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