Toronto (December 12, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that nineteen of the Firm’s lawyers have been recognized in the 2013 Lexpert® Cross-Border Litigation Guide. The guide is based on Lexpert’s® annual peer-review survey. Those selected for inclusion have been chosen by their peers as those they would recommend for cross-border litigation issues. Among the BLG lawyers included in the publication, eighteen have been ranked according to Lexpert’s® litigation and related speciality practice areas. Additionally, Jennifer Fantini, who was a 2012 Lexpert’s® Rising Star, was named as a "Litigation Lawyer to Watch".

This year’s list includes:

Marie Audren  (Montreal) — Litigation: Class Actions
Robert B. Bell (Toronto) — Litigation: Product Liability
John Blair, Q.C. (Calgary) — Litigation: Securities
Randall W. Block, Q.C. (Calgary) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Securities
Christopher D. Bredt (Toronto) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial
J. Bruce Carr-Harris (Ottawa) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial
Robert Charbonneau (Montréal) — Litigation: Class Actions, Product Liability
James D.G. Douglas  (Toronto) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Securities
Marc Duchesne (Montréal) — Litigation: Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
Frank R. Foran, Q.C. (Calgary) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Securities
Angus M. Gunn, Q.C. (Vancouver) — International Commercial Arbitration
Craig J. Hill (Toronto) —Litigation: Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
Christopher J. O’Connor, Q.C. (Vancouver) — International Commercial Arbitration
Guy J. Pratte (Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Class Actions
Lenard Sali, Q.C. (Calgary) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial
David W. Scott, O.C., Q.C. (Ottawa) — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Product Liability; International Commercial Arbitration
Gerry Stobo (Ottawa) — International Trade Regulation
Gregory Tereposky (Ottawa) — International Trade Regulation

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Amanda McWhirter
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