Toronto (September 23, 2014) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that 57 of its lawyers are featured in Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2014. This is an increase from 49 BLG lawyers included in the publication in 2013.

Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business law around the globe. The Who’s Who Legal: Canada is a special report by the publication that provides an in-depth analysis of the Canadian legal market.

“BLG lawyers are among some the world’s leading legal experts in a wide range of practice areas,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO. “The recognition from our peers in this publication underscores this. We are especially proud to be recognized by our peers who are also clients that benefit from the experience and insights of the 57 lawyers highlighted and all of our talented professionals.”

The following are the BLG lawyers included in Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2014:

Kenneth S. Atlas — Banking
Daniel Ayotte — Construction
Jeff Barnes — Corporate Governance
Keith N. Batten - Insurance and Reinsurance
Robert B. Bell — Product Liability Defence;
Insurance and Reinsurance
Linda L. Bertoldi — Energy
Rick Bennett – Corporate Tax
Subrata Bhattacharjee – Competition
Randall W. Block, Q.C. — Commercial Litigation
P. Jeremy Bolger – Shipping and Maritime
Robert Bonhomme – Management Labour and Employment
Sylvie Bouvette - Real Estate
Catherine E. Bray – Real Estate
Barry H. Bresner — Insurance and Reinsurance
Robert Charbonneau — Commercial Litigation,
Insurance and Reinsurance
Bruce Churchill-Smith, Q.C. — Product Liability Defence
Anne C. Corbett — Labour & Employment
Vincent DeRose — Public Procurement
Brian Dingle — Corporate Immigration
Marc Duchesne — Insolvency and Restructuring
Frank R. Foran, Q.C. — Commercial Litigation
D. Bruce Garrow — Aviation
Simon Grégoire, FCIArb — Construction
Morton G. Gross, Q.C. — Real Estate
Tyler Hodgson – Investigations
Yvan Houle — Construction
Ian J. Houston — Public Procurement
Danny J. Kaufer – Labour and Employment
Ronald Kosonic – Private Funds
Josef G.A. Krüger, Q.C. — Insolvency and Restructuring

Edmond F.B. Lamek — Insolvency and Restructuring
Jay A. Lefton — Life Sciences; Mergers and Acquisitions
Patrick T. McCarthy, Q.C. — Insolvency and Restructuring
Jill E. McCutcheon — Insurance and Reinsurance
Scott McEvoy – Private Funds
D. Ross McGowan — Business Crime Defence
Lynn M. McGrade — Private Funds
Barbara McIsaac, Q.C. — Public Procurement
Jamie Mills — Life Sciences, Patents
Morton G. Mitchnick — Labour & Employment
David Mydske — Real Estate
Christopher J. O'Connor, Q.C., CArb, FCIArb — Construction
Deborah Overholt — Environment
Peter G. Pamel — Shipping and Maritime
Fred R. Pletcher — Mining
Guy J. Pratte — Commercial Litigation
Blair Rebane — Franchise
R. Bruce Reynolds, FCIArb — Construction
David Scott, O.C., Q.C. — Commercial Litigation
Richard H. Shaban — Construction
Gerry Stobo — Trade & Customs; Public Procurement
Steve Suarez — Corporate Tax
Philippe Tardif – Capital Markets
Gregory Tereposky — Trade & Customs
Jeffrey D. Vallis,  Q.C., FCIArb. — Construction
Magnus C. Verbrugge — Insolvency and Restructuring
Gordon J. Zimmerman — Trademarks

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, 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: 

Eusis Dougan-McKenzie
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
EDouganMcKenzie@blg.com
416.350.2676

Lisa Bodnar
Environics Communications Inc.
LBodnar@environicspr.com
416.969.2831

Carolyne Lord
Capital Image
CLord@capital-image.com
514.739.1188