Toronto (January 10, 2014) - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that 27 of its lawyers have been recognized as leading practitioners in The 2014 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

The guide identifies the most frequently recommended lawyers across Canada in 39 practice areas and is a resource of choice for American and Canadian in-house counsel and law firms.
BLG lawyers who are recognized as leading lawyers in Canada in the 2014 guide include:

Kenneth S. Atlas - Banking and Financial Institutions
Daniel Ayotte - Construction Law
Jeff Barnes - Corporate Commercial Law
Robert B. Bell - Litigation: Product Liability
Linda L. Bertoldi - Corporate Mid-Market; Energy: Electricity
Donald G. Bird - Banking and Financial Institutions
Randall W. Block, QC - Litigation: Corporate Commercial; Litigation: Securities.
Christopher D. Bredt - Litigation: Corporate Commercial
Frank S. Callaghan - Corporate Mid-Market
Matthew L. O. Certosimo - Employment Law
Rebecca A. Cowdery - Investment Funds and Asset Management
James D.G. Douglas - Litigation: Corporate Commercial; Litigation: Directors’ and Officers’ Liability; Litigation: Securities
Frank R. Foran, QC - Litigation: Corporate Commercial; Litigation: Directors’ and Officers’ Liability; Litigation: Securities
H. John Godber - Corporate Mid-Market
John E. Hall - Investment Funds and Asset Management
Jay A. Lefton - Corporate Mid-Market
Lynn M. McGrade - Investment Funds and Asset Management
Anthony Milazzo - Corporate Mid-Market
Paul A.D. Mingay - Corporate Mid-Market
Alfred L.J. Page - Corporate Mid-Market
Fred R. Pletcher - Corporate Finance and Securities
Guy J. Pratte - Litigation: Corporate Commercial
R. Bruce Reynolds - Construction Law
David Scott, OC, QC - Litigation: Corporate Commercial
Rick H. Shaban - Construction Law
Philippe Tardif - Corporate Mid-Market
Peter C.P. Thompson, QC - Oil and Gas

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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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
amcwhirter@blg.com
416.350.2676