Thirty-two BLG lawyers have been recognized as being leaders in their fields in The 2012 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

The Guide highlights the lawyers across Canada who received the highest number of votes during Lexpert's annual peer review survey. It measures 41 practice areas, and is distributed to over 10,000 in-house counsel and C-level executives at corporations across North America.

For the complete list of BLG lawyers who are featured in the Guide, please see below:

Matthew R. Alter (Toronto) Construction Law
Kenneth S. Atlas (Montréal) Banking and Financial Institutions
Daniel Ayotte (Montréal) Construction Law
Jeff Barnes (Toronto) Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions
Robert B. Bell (Toronto) Product Liability
Linda L. Bertoldi (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market; Energy (Electricity)
Donald G. Bird (Vancouver) Banking and Financial Institutions
Randall W. Block, QC (Calgary) Corporate Commercial Litigation
Christopher D. Bredt (Toronto) Corporate Commercial Litigation
Frank S. Callaghan (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Robert E. Charbonneau (Montréal) Class Actions
Rebecca A. Cowdery (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
James D.G. Douglas (Toronto) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation
Jeremy S.T. Farr (Ottawa) Corporate Mid-Market
Frank R. Foran, QC (Calgary) Corporate Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation
Gerald W. Ghikas, QC (Vancouver) Arbitration (International)
Morton G. Gross, QC (Toronto) Property Development
John E. Hall (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
Yvan Houle (Montréal) Construction Law
Kent D. Kufeldt (Calgary/Vancouver) Corporate Finance & Securities
Jay A. Lefton (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Lynn M. McGrade (Toronto) Investment Funds & Asset Management
Paul A.D. Mingay (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Christopher J. O'Connor, QC (Vancouver) Construction Law
Alfred L.J. Page (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Fred R. Pletcher (Vancouver) Corporate Finance & Securities
Guy J. Pratte (Montréal) Corporate Commercial Litigation
R. Bruce Reynolds (Toronto) Construction Law
Richard H. Shaban (Toronto) Construction Law
Gerry Stobo (Ottawa) Commodity Tax/Customs
Philippe Tardif (Toronto) Corporate Mid-Market
Peter C.P. Thompson, QC (Ottawa) Energy (Oil & Gas)