Toronto (August 10, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that the firm has had more lawyers recognized in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® than any other law firm. BLG has proudly held this position for the past nine years in a row. In total, 236 lawyers have been recognized by their peers in the guide.

This year's guide also singled out 10 BLG lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective practice areas and cities:

The firm was also named Law Firm of the Year in the areas of Construction Law and Corporate Commercial Litigation.

Best Lawyers ® has published their list for over three decades, with the first international list published in 2006. Since then, it has grown to provide lists in over 65 countries. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Canada® list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

View a complete list of BLG lawyers recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada®.

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