About Lexpert®

Lexpert Research and Production Team

Lucinda Maguire, Global Head of Research
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30+ years’ experience in B2B publish­ing, research, events, PR, marketing, business strategy, forging partnerships and deepening relationships with cli­ents, enhancing systems and processes to maximise efficiencies. 15+ years working in the legal publishing indus­try (Key Media and Thomson Reuters) in Asia and Australia.

Peter Murphy, Senior Editor – Lexpert Surveys & Rankings
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Over 8 years’ experience in publishing, including 6+ years managing the Lexpert Survey. Co-lead on the Lexpert Survey site redesign to improve the voting experience and address firm needs more efficiently. An empathetic communicator committed to accuracy, transparency and problem solving. MA, and certificate in Data Analytics & Big Data (Ryerson University, Toronto).

Alina Leigh, Production Editor
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11+ years’ experience in publishing, working on Lexpert publications (Sur­vey, CLLD, ALM 500, CCCA, Special Editions). Innovated many of the pro­cesses currently in use for production. Lead of CCCA Directory for several years and production lead of Special Editions through a period of change. Had an active role in multiple database and website redesign projects for the Lexpert brand.

Christina Jelinek, Production Editor
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10+ years’ experience in editing, writing, research of multiple journals / higher education textbooks / legal documents for law firm and education­al publishers; Project management and communications. Fully trained across the Lexpert Survey, ALM 500 produc­tion and CLLD production.

Daniel Polowin, Production Editor
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7+ years’ experience in publishing, in­cluding extensive experience copy editing legal publications for print and online. Fully trained across the Lexpert Survey, ALM 500 and CLLD production.

Editorial Team

Tim Wilbur is a licensed lawyer and current Editor-In-Chief of Key Media's print and digital law publications including Lexpert, Canadian Lawyer, InHouse, and Law Times. He is a graduate of McMaster University with a degree of Philosophy & Human Rights and Juris Doctor Law degree from the University of Toronto. He has over 14 years of publishing experience, starting as the Focus Editor on The Lawyers Weekly publication at LexisNexis and managing legal editorial content for Thomson Reuters.

His reporting covers all of the areas of Law in Canada, and he also oversees content for Key Media's legal events, including the inaugural 2020 Canadian Law Awards and Lexpert Rising Stars. He has appeared on panel discussions and has chaired and emceed leading events for the legal community in Canada.

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Elizabeth Raymer is a Senior Editor for Key Media's Law print and media publications, notably Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where her beats include the Supreme Court of Canada and the federal and Quebec affairs. She has two decades of experience in national journalism, starting as a legal journalist for The Lawyers Weekly and subsequently freelancing for other legal publications. She has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature and holds a master's degree in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario.

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Zena Olijnyk has worked in all areas of media, from print newspapers and magazines to radio and television. At Canadian Lawyer, she focuses on reporting on legal stories out of Western Canada and the Atlantic provinces, as well as stories related to mergers and acquisitions and dealmaking. She has worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Bloomberg/Business News Network, MergerMarket group (now Acuris), Canadian Business Magazine, the Financial Post, The Winnipeg Free Press and The Regina Leader Post. She enjoys writing about court decisions and the ins and outs of M&A, but she also loves writing about the personalities, firms, and issues that make up the legal profession.

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Mark Rosanes is currently a journalist at Key Media. He writes news and feature stories for several of the company’s publications, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Your Investment Property, Insurance Business, The Educator, Australasian Lawyer and Wealth Professional.

Prior to joining Key Media, he worked as an editor for one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, handling industry-specific online product verticals. He also worked as a segment producer for TV, covering major sports events.

Introducing Lexpert 
Lexpert®, is Canada’s leading source of news and information about the business of law. 

Directories, Guides and Special Editions 
Lexpert® produces three directories showcasing Canadian legal talent: The Canadian Legal Lexpert®Directory, the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and the Lexpert®/CCCA Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook.
In addition, we produce a number of themed Guides and Special Editions featuring firm and journalist-written articles, as well as information on leading Lexpert®-ranked lawyers - including Lexpert® Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining.

Lexpert® Magazine 
Lexpert® magazine features articles that identify and report on emerging practice areas and business development initiatives. We cover issues of broad concern to the legal profession and businesses that purchase legal services, including business challenges and the future of legal practice. And we chronicle deals and lawsuits of interest.

The Lexpert newswire provides engaging and topical articles from its industry-focused Lexpert’s special editions throughout the year. It includes a detailed look at the most recent deals that law firms and lawyers are acting on and other news about the business of law.

The Canadian Law Awards and Lexpert® Rising Stars celebrate excellence in the legal profession across Canada.

  • Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 pays tribute to rising stars in the legal community. 
  • Canadian Law Awards recognizes the nation's leading law firms, in-house legal teams, individuals and landmark deals and cases over the past year. It's a true reflection of excellence in the legal profession.

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