Toronto (January 5, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has promoted 13 professionals to the firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2016. The new partners represent a variety of business and litigation practice areas, across each of the firm's offices.

"We are delighted to promote these 13 individuals to BLG's partnership. Throughout their outstanding careers so far, they have each demonstrated their ability to deliver exceptional client service and a high degree of legal expertise," said Robert R. Shouldice, chair of BLG's National Council. "Our continued development of the next generation of legal professionals will help to ensure that our clients receive the highest level of service from BLG for many years to come."

Congratulations to our new partners, who are:

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

Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
SBerthiaume@blg.com
514.954.2531

Talha Wasti
Environics Communications Inc.
TWasti@environicspr.com
416.969.2658

Alida Alepian
Capital Image
AAlepian@capital-image.com
514.739.1188 ext.239