Toronto (December 9, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) congratulates 19 of its lawyers who were recently recognized among Canada's top litigators in the 2015 Lexpert®/Report on Business Litigation Special Edition. Lexpert®recognized more BLG litigators in the guide than any other law firm, and partner Marie Audren was featured on the cover.

"The individuals profiled by Lexpert® highlight the strength of our team across the country, in all avenues of dispute resolution," said John Blair, BLG's national group head, Commercial Litigation. "Whether it is in front of the Supreme Court of Canada, a regulatory tribunal or an independent arbitrator, our litigation group has the experience and skills to help our clients achieve positive results."

Lawyers were chosen based on the results of Lexpert®'s annual peer review survey. Those listed below are recognized as leaders in their areas of practice:

BLG has a leading dispute resolution practice with a strong tradition of excellence in commercial and tort litigation, regulatory investigations and hearings, class actions, and arbitration. In addition to Lexpert®'s rankings, the litigation team is frequently recognized as being in the top tier by publications such as Chambers Global — The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, the Legal 500 Canada and Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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