TORONTO (October 11, 2013) – In its inaugural Canadian edition, The Legal 500 has named eleven Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) professionals to its elite list of leading lawyers. The publication, which provides a definitive assessment of the capabilities of Canadian law firms, also recommended thirteen of the Firm’s practice areas, with three of those practice areas receiving a top-tier endorsement.

“We are pleased to not only have so many of our lawyers recognized for excellence in The Legal 500 rankings, but so many of our practice areas as well.” said Sean Weir, BLG’s national managing partner and CEO. “A diverse team of professionals with wide-ranging experience is one of BLG’s core strengths as a firm. Our clients have come to value the breadth of legal solutions we provide and the variety of viewpoints and expertise we bring to the table.”

The following is a list of BLG lawyers recognized by the The Legal 500

Banking and Finance
Kenneth Atlas Montreal, Toronto

Dispute Resolution
Randall Block QC Calgary
Frank Foran QC Calgary
David Scott Ottawa
Guy Pratte Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto

Energy: Power
Linda Bertoldi Toronto
Mark Rodger Toronto

International Trade
Gerry Stobo Ottawa
Gregory Tereposky Ottawa

Public Procurement
Gerry Stobo Ottawa

Real Estate
Morton Gross QC Toronto

Restructuring and Insolvency
Patrick McCarthy QC Calgary

The following is a list of the practice areas in which BLG has been ranked by The Legal 500

Dispute Resolution: (Alberta and BC Top-Tier Recommendation)
Energy:Power (Top-Tier Recommendation)
Public Procurement (Top-Tier Recommendation)
Banking and Finance
Corporate and M&A
Infrastructure and Projects
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Labour and Employment
Real Estate
Restructuring and Insolvency

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent 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