Toronto (August 12, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that more of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® than any other law firm in Canada, an honour the Firm has held for six consecutive years. In total, 213 BLG lawyers are recognized in the guide, up from 203 in 2013.

In addition, The Best Lawyers in Canada® recognized 13 BLG lawyers as a “Lawyer of the Year”, an honour presented to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and jurisdiction:

  • Kenneth Atlas — Montréal Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • André Barette — Montréal Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year
  • Bruce Carr-Harris — Ottawa Legal Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Bryan Carroll — Ottawa Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year
  • Pamela Cross — Ottawa Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year
  • Marc Duchesne — Montréal Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year
  • Frank Foran, QC — Calgary International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year
  • D. Bruce Garrow — Toronto Aviation Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Mary Lynn Gleason — Toronto Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year
  • Ronald Kosonic — Toronto Private Funds Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Kent Kufeldt — Calgary Securities Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Warren Learmonth — Vancouver Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Deborah Overholt — Vancouver Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year, and Vancouver Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year

“Our long-running standing as the most highly recognized Firm in The Best Lawyers in Canada® speaks volumes to the strength of our full-service Firm and our expertise across Canada,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. “We are proud to be recognized by our peers as the home of so many of Canada’s top lawyers.”

The results of The Best Lawyers in Canada® are based on an annual national survey involving almost 50,000 detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become a well-respected guide to excellence in the legal profession.

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 full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation 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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Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP