Toronto (January 7, 2015) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) congratulates its 21 lawyers included in the 2014 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.

The guide, which is based on Lexpert®’s annual peer-review survey, included lawyers well known for their cross-border litigation skills.

In addition to the 21 lawyers ranked, BLG litigator Nadia Effendi, a 2013 Lexpert® Rising Star, was named a “Litigation Lawyer to Watch.”

This year’s list includes:

  • Marie Audren, AdE (Litigation - Class Actions)
  • Robert B. Bell (Litigation - Class Actions; Litigation - Product Liability)
  • John Blair, QC (Litigation - Securities)
  • Randall W. Block, QC (Litigation - Securities; Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • Christopher D. Bredt (Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • Tim Buckley (Litigation - Product Liability)
  • J. Bruce Carr-Harris, LSM (Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • Robert Charbonneau (Litigation - Class Actions)
  • Craig R. Chiasson (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Robert J.C. Deane (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • James D.G. Douglas (Litigation - Corporate Commercial  Litigation – Securities)
  • Marc Duchesne (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring)
  • Frank R. Foran, QC (International Commercial Arbitration; Litigation - Corporate Commercial; Litigation – Securities)
  • Angus M. Gunn, QC, FCIArb (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Craig J. Hill (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring)
  • Josef G.A. Krüger, QC (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring)
  • Guy J. Pratte (Litigation - Corporate Commercial; Litigation - Class Actions)
  • Lenard Sali, QC (Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • Martin Sclisizzi (Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • David Scott, OC, QC (International Commercial Arbitration; Litigation - Corporate Commercial)
  • Gerry Stobo (International Trade Regulation)

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 arbi​tration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is the country’s largest law firm with more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.


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