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DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomed Gargi Chopra to the firm’s Toronto office as an associate in the Corporate Group
In Toronto, Gerry McGeachy started a new role as e-Discovery Counsel for MT>3, a division of McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Toronto, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP welcomed estate and trust lawyers David Freedman and Irit Gertzbein
John Kloosterman joined Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP as a partner in its Toronto office
Sophie Hébert, Xavier Berwald-Grégoire and Mélissa Bazin joined Langlois lawyers in Montréal; Vincent Tremblay, Marie-Pier Auger and Virginie Beauchemin joined the firm in Québec City
Melissa Bastarache is the newest labour and employment associate in Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP’s Ottawa office
Robyn Burns joined Miller Thomson LLP’s corporate and commercial law practice in Waterloo, Ont.
In Toronto, Steve Tenai is now a partner at Aird & Berlis LLP
WeirFoulds LLP’s Toronto office welcomed James Kosa, Lisa Danay and Thomas Wong
In Toronto, WeirFoulds LLP welcomed its newest partner, Robert Eberschlag
In Montréal, Yann Julien Chouinard and Kevork Kevorkian joined Miller Thomson LLP
In Montréal, Dentons welcomed Simon Gauthier to the partnership
Dentons Canada welcomed Chase Irwin to the partnership in the Corporate and Securities group in Ottawa
In Toronto, Dentons Canada LLP welcomed Matthew Curtis to the partnership. He practises in the firm's Employment and Labour group
In Toronto, Dentons Canada LLP welcomed Michael Beeforth to the partnership
In Toronto, Doug Nathanson joined Empire Company Ltd. as SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
In Ottawa, Elder Marques is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new senior advisor
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto brought on three new lawyers
Nivedhya (Nivi) Ramaswamy joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as an associate in the Toronto office
In Toronto, Ridout & Maybee LLP welcomed two intellectual property partners
Shahrzad Esmaili rejoined Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP as a partner in the Toronto office
In Montréal, Vikki Andrighetti joined the Litigation Group of Langlois lawyers
In Toronto, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomed Rohan Rajpal as an associate
In Toronto, Gareth Stackhouse joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP as an associate
In Toronto, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP welcomed associate David Alli
In Montréal, Karl Chabot and Alissa Stachrowski joined De Grandpré Chait LLP as associates
In Toronto, Kelly Friedman refocused her practice by moving to Borden Ladner Gervais LLP to act as National Counsel, Discovery Services
In Toronto, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP welcomed André Perey as a partner
In Ottawa, Patricia Kosseim joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as counsel
Scott Jolliffe, a partner at Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP and the firm’s former CEO, was named president of the Canada Arab Business Council
Serge Dupont joined Bennett Jones LLP as a senior advisor in Ottawa
In Montréal, Serge Levy joined Stikeman Elliott LLP as a partner in the firm’s Banking & Finance practice group
In Montréal, Taj Kudhail Is Now an Associate in the Tax practice group at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
In Montréal, Valérie Lafond is now an associate with McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Litigation practice group
In Montréal, Vicky Berthiaume joined Miller Thomson LLP as an associate
In Toronto, Anne Sedgwick joined Baker McKenzie as counsel
In London, Ont., Barry Cleaver joined Miller Thomson LLP
In Toronto, Brian Gray left Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP to set up an independent barrister and solicitor, arbitration and counseling practice
In Vaughan, Ont., Bryan Kelling is now counsel at Miller Thomson LLP
In London, Ont., Curtis Cleaver joined Miller Thomson LLP as an associate
In Toronto, Danny Nunes joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as associate counsel
In Toronto, Edmond Lamek joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as a partner in the firm’s national restructuring practice group
In Montréal, Emmanuel Laurin-Légaré joined De Grandpré Chait LLP as a partner practising commercial litigation
In Toronto, Fogler, Rubinoff LLP welcomed Maurice Fleming as a partner
In Montréal, Gary Rosen moved to Miller Thomson LLP, where he is now a partner in the firm’s labour and employment practice group
In Toronto, Hugh DesBrisay, Kathryn Manning and Ryder Gilliland founded DMG Advocates LLP
In Montréal, John Israel Galambos moved his tax law practice to Miller Thomson LLP, where he is now a partner
In Montréal, Lawrence Witt joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Marc Weisman joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP as a partner
In Montréal, Marjolaine Lessard-Jean, Silvia Ortan and Philippe Larochelle joined Miller Thomson LLP as associates
In Toronto, Maxim Kaploun joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as a litigation associate
In Toronto, Nick Torchetti of Aird & Berlis was appointed to the board of Interlaw
In Montréal, Pascal Marchi joined De Grandpré Chait LLP as an associate practising municipal and environmental law
In Toronto, Patricia Brooks joined Gilbert’s LLP as an associate
In Ottawa, Randall Hofley, a competition law partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, was appointed to the role of General Counsel at the Competition Bureau Legal Services for a two-year term
In Ottawa, Steven Garland, a Smart & Biggar senior partner and intellectual property litigator, was named the firm’s new Managing Partner and Chair of the Executive Committee
In Toronto, Aird & Berlis LLP Welcomed Sean Mason as a partner in the firm’s capital markets practice group
Alison Harnick is now General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of First Capital Realty Inc. in Toronto
In Toronto, Kate McGrann, a partner at Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP, accepted a one-year secondment with the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission
In Toronto, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomed Charlie MacCready as a partner
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP welcomed Frédéric Harvey and Ryan Rabinovitch to its taxation law practice group as partners in its Montréal office
Glenn Harvey McKean is now a partner in advocacy department of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP in Ottawa
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP welcomed Adam Chamberlain as a partner in Toronto
In Toronto, Hugh MacKinnon was acclaimed to another five-year term as Chairman and CEO of Bennett Jones LLP
In Toronto, John Grant joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner focusing on tax litigation
In Montréal, Jean Gagnon, Ad.E., joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as legal counsel practising litigation and dispute resolution
In Montréal, Jean-François Pelland is now a partner at Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
In Toronto, Kristy Balkwill joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner in the firm’s corporate tax practice group
In Toronto, Trent Horne moved to Aird & Berlis LLP where he continues his practice in all areas of intellectual property, with focus on patent litigation
In Montréal, Langlois lawyers welcomed Julie Belley Perron as a partner and a member of its business law team
In Toronto, Lisa Mantello joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as a partner
Miller Thomson LLP welcomed real estate law practitioner Lou Natale as a partner. He practises out of the firm’s office in Vaughan, Ont.
In Montréal, Luc Morin joined Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP’s litigation practice
In Toronto, Lynne Lacoursière moved to Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as a partner and co-chair of the firm’s executive compensation practice
Margaret Nixon rejoined Stikeman Elliott LLP is a partner practising tax litigation
In Toronto, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP welcomed Paul Guy to the firm as a partner
In Montréal, Pierre Lefebvre moved his litigation practice to Langlois lawyers where he is now a partner
In Montréal, Vitale Santoro rejoined Dentons Canada LLP where he continues his corporate and securities law practice
In Québec City, Alain Garneau joined Fasken Martineau as associate counsel
Anita Banicevic of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP was appointed Chair of the Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association
In Québec City, Anne-Marie Naud moved her corporate practice to Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, where she is now a partner
In Toronto, experienced pension and benefits lawyer Elizabeth Brown is now a principal at Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP, a firm that she co-founded
In Montréal, Nadia Jubinville is now VP Legal Affairs of the Canadian division of Fiera Capital Corp.
Sandra Abitan was named Managing Partner of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP’s Montréal office
In Montréal, Sara Nadeau Séguin joined Woods LLP
In Montréal, Shahir Guindi was appointed National Co-chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Toronto, Jennifer Stam joined Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber as counsel
In Montréal, Adam Saskin joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as a partner in the firm’s corporate and real estate law practices
Belinda Rossi Joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner in the firm’s Markham, Ont., office
In Québec City, Kateri Vincent moved to Langlois lawyers LLP
In Toronto, Keegan Boyd moved his litigation practice to Miller Thomson LLP
In Toronto, Miller Thomson LLP welcomed Jason Rivait as a partner. He focuses on condominium law
In Toronto, Bennett Jones LLP welcomed Gino Scapillati as its Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation
In Toronto, Doug Bryce was selected as Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP’s National Managing Partner and Chief Executive
In Toronto, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP welcomed Katy Pitch as a partner
In Toronto, Jay Lefton joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as a partner practising corporate and securities law
In Montréal, Langlois Lawyers, LLP welcomed Katherine Loranger to its litigation and insurance law team
In Waterloo, Michael Mooney is now Vice President and General Manager of the Garden City Group’s operations in Canada
In Montréal, Stéphanie Lapierre joined Stikeman Elliott LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Susan Philpott joined Goldblatt partners LLP as a partner
In Toronto, three partners joined Goldblatt Partners LLP
Tammy Evans moved to Aird & Berlis LLP as a partner in the firm’s real estate practice group in Toronto
In Québec City, Carl Tremblay joined the partnership of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
In Québec City, Kateri-Anne Grenier joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Shivani Chopra moved to Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In Toronto, the Honourable Frank Newbould joined Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP as counsel
In Toronto, Charles Rich moved to Cassels Brock as a partner
In Ottawa, partners Greg Tereposky, Vince DeRose and Jennifer Radford founded Tereposky & DeRose LLP
In Toronto, Ian Mitchell joined Gowling WLG as a partner
In Toronto, John Risk moved to WeirFoulds as a partner
In Toronto, Mark Rasile joined Cassels Brock as a partner
In Ottawa, Peter Cooke joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as senior counsel
In Montréal, Hubert Sibre joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP welcomed Grace Pereira as counsel where she continues to advise on taxation of investment funds
In Toronto, Brad Elberg moved to Allen McDonald Swartz as a partner
In Toronto, Gowling WLG welcomed Archie Rabinowitz, Brian Cohen and David Lobl as partners
In Toronto, Jason Saltzman returned to Gowling WLG, where he is now a partner
In Toronto, Loopstra Nixon LLP appointed Allan Ritchie as Managing Partner and head of its executive committee
Loreto Grimaldi joined ECN Capital as SVP General Counsel & Secretary
Gregory Azeff and Kyla Mahar joined Miller Thomson as partners in Toronto
In Toronto, Sana Halwani joined Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Henry Bertossi, a veteran corporate-commercial practitioner with three decades of experience, joined the partnership of Allen McDonald Swartz LLP
In Montréal, Lavery appointed lawyer and public-relations advisor Anik Trudel as its Chief Executive Officer
The Honourable Thomas Cromwell joins Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s ranks as a distinguished counsel advising on litigation in both Ottawa and Vancouver
In Toronto, Walied Soliman is now Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada, replacing Norman Steinberg in the role
Blaney McMurtry LLP welcomed Mervyn Abramowitz as a partner in Toronto
Derek Bell moved his litigation practice to DLA Piper (Canada) LLP in Toronto
In Ottawa, Lorraine Mastersmith and Sarah Crowe joined Gowling WLG as partners
Lerners LLP welcomed Jamieson Halfnight as a partner and Anne Juntunen as an associate in Toronto
Kevin O’Brien joined De Grandpré Chait LLP as a partner in Montréal
In Montréal, Lampros Stougiannos joined Miller Thomson as a partner and member of the firm’s construction and infrastructure group
Parna Sabet-Stephenson joined Gowling WLG as a partner in Toronto
In Québec City, Simon Lemay joined ROBIC, LLP as a partner. He practises intellectual property law and is also a registered trade-mark agent
Stéphane Teasdale joined Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP as a partner in Toronto
Tom Koutoulakis joined Miller Thomson in Toronto
In Montréal, Don Alberga returned to BLG where he continues his employment and labour practice after moving from Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Toronto, John Campion joined Gardiner Roberts LLP as partner and head of its class action practice
In Toronto, Lawrence (Lawrie) Wilder relocated his corporate and securities law practice to Miller Thomson LLP
Langlois lawyers, LLP welcomed Pierre-Luc Desgagné, former VP Corporate Affairs and Secretary General of Hydro-Québec, to its stable of business lawyers
Heather Douglas joined WeirFoulds in Toronto
In Toronto, John Jason moved his financial services regulatory practice to Cassels Brock
In Toronto, Margaret Waddell joins Phillips Gill LLP
Nicola Geary moved her practice to Cassels Brock in Toronto
In Toronto, Rob Blackstein joined BLG as counsel
In Toronto, Robert Saunders and Mary Wahbi joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP as partners
In Toronto, retired Federal Court Justice the Hon. Roger Hughes joined JAMS, where he is an arbitrator and mediator
In Toronto, Alex MacFarlane joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP after making the move from Gowling WLG
In Montréal, Niko Veilleux joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Leila Rafi relocated her corporate and securities law practice to McMillan LLP, where she is now a partner
WeirFoulds LLP welcomed Max Shafir, QC, as a partner in its construction practice group.
Edmond Lamek moved his insolvency and restructuring practice to WeirFoulds from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
In Trois-Rivières, Frédéric Laflamme is now a litigator with Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P. He returns to law after a decade-long career in broadcast journalism.
In Thornhill, Port Perry and Beaverton, Ont., Jennifer Friedman, former litigation counsel at the Ontario (horse) Racing Commission, launched three offices devoted to animal-related law.
Jennifer King joined Gowling WLG as a partner practising litigation in the firm’s environmental law group. Over her career, she has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as before ...
Langlois lawyers welcomed to their firm Pascale De Meyer. She practises civil and commercial litigation.
In Montréal, Langlois lawyers, LLP welcomed Sean Griffin to its litigation practice group as a partner. Early in his career, Griffin was part of a team devoted to restructuring the asset-backed ...
Mylany David is now practising with Langlois lawyers after moving from Dentons last spring. She has more than 15 years of experience representing real estate promoters, financial institutions, owners ...
In Toronto, Peter Cavanagh, formerly of Dentons, and Jasmine Akbarali, formerly of Lerners LLP, were appointed judges of the Superior Court of Justice.
RJ Falconi was appointed Executive VP, Chief Legal & Governance Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at CSA Group. Kathryn Yung was promoted to the organization’s VP, Deputy General Counsel ...
Scot Patriquin has joined WeirFoulds as a partner in the firm’s corporate group focusing on corporate/commercial, intellectual property and tax law.
Stephen Drymer is now Chair of the ICC Canada Arbitration Committee, succeeding Fabien Gélinas of McGill University’s Faculty of Law. He is head of International Arbitration and ADR at Woods LLP.
WeirFoulds LLP welcomed Sandra Astolfo and Max Shafir, QC, as partners in its construction practice group.
In Toronto, Aird & Berlis LLP welcomed Michael Horvat to its workplace law and labour and employment practice groups
BLG welcomed associates Reed Taubner and Sonny Ingram to the firm, in Toronto
In Montréal, BLG welcomed Julie Fortier and Kevin Mailloux as associates
David Corbett was appointed Chair of Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal in September, 2016
In Toronto, Kyle Plunkett joined Aird & Berlis as an associate in the firm’s financial services practice group
Simon Chénard joined Langlois lawyers, LLP as a commercial law practitioner
In Montréal, Yan Besner joined Osler as a partner and member of the firm’s real estate practice group
In Toronto, David Sterns of Sotos LLP was appointed President of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) for the 2016-17 term
Quinn Ross is now First Vice President of the Ontario Bar Association
In Montréal, Hugo Babos-Marchand moved his bankruptcy and insolvency law practice to BLG
Jack Coop relocated to Fogler, Rubinoff, where he focuses on all aspects of environmental litigation
In Montréal, Maryse Bertrand, Ad.E., has landed at BLG, where she is now a strategic advisor in the firm’s securities and capital markets practice group
Alexander De Zordo, Danny Kaufer and Jacques Laurent of BLG were named Avocat émérite by the Barreau du Québec
Danielle Ferron of Langlois Lawyers, LLP was named Avocat émérite by the Barreau du Québec
Kim Thomassin was named Avocat émérite by the Barreau du Québec
Marc-André Blanchard was named Avocat émérite by the Barreau du Québec
In Montréal, Alexandre Lord-Andrade joined Gascon & Associates LLP
Bindu Cudjoe, Neil Finkelstein, Carol Hansell and Justice Frank Newbould among Canadian Lawyer magazine's "The Top 25 Most Influential 2016"
In Montreal, Éloïse Gratton of BLG is among “The Top 25 Most Influential 2016” as selected by voters in Canadian Lawyer magazine in the corporate-commercial category
In Toronto, Rajeev Dewan joined McMillan as a partner focusing on corporate and securities law
Ranjan Agarwal of Bennett Jones LLP and Nadia Effendi of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP named Canadian Lawyer's "The Top 25 Most Influential 2016"
David Wingfield moved his practice to Sutts, Strosberg’s Toronto office
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomed Sanjay Joshi as a partner practising securities law
Georges Dubé is a capital-markets practitioner at McMillan LLP, where he is now a partner, after making the move from Bennett Jones
Mervyn Allen and Jennifer Mandel are both now counsel in the commercial real estate practice of McMillan in Toronto
In Toronto, Nicholas Cartel joined Sutts, Strosberg as a partner
Stephen Rotstein is the new Chair of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association for 2016-2017, taking over from Frédéric Pérodeau
In Ottawa, Garett Schromm and Heather Dawe are now associates of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Montréal, Josée Letourneau was appointed to the position of Senior Vice-President Legal Affairs at La Coop fédérée
In Montréal, Lily Germain moved her practice to Gascon & Associates, where she is now a partner
In Montréal, Miller Thomson welcomed Nathalie Durocher to its insurance litigation practice group
In Ottawa, former premier of Prince Edward Island Robert Ghiz is now a senior business advisor at Gowling WLG
In Montréal, Stuart Kruger joined McMillan LLP as a partner where he advises clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
Heather Marshall joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP as an associate
Jonathan Born is now an associate with Wildeboer Dellelce in Toronto
BLG welcomed Pierre Gemson as an associate in Toronto
Bryan McLeese moved his litigation practice to Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP where he is now counsel
In Toronto, Deloitte Tax Law LLP welcomed Christopher Slade and Margaret Nixon to its partnership
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP welcomed Nora Kharouba as an associate in Toronto
In Toronto, Tanya Walker was elected Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She is the first black woman to hold the role.
In Toronto, Andrew Elbaz made the move to Minden Gross where he is now chair of the newly formed securities law and capital markets group
In Toronto, Gavin MacKenzie and his daughter Brooke MacKenzie have formed a litigation boutique, MacKenzie Barristers, where they concentrate on appeals and professional-liability cases
In Toronto, George Valentini returned to Osler as counsel after spending three years as General Counsel of Dream Unlimited
In Toronto, Lisa Cabel joined Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP as a partner practising labour and employment law
Mark Johnson is now General Counsel of the Toronto Community Housing Corp.
In Québec City, Olga Farman was named Québec Managing Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
Paul Schabas was elected to lead the Law Society of Upper Canada as its 66th treasurer in Toronto
Sara Zborovski has made the move to Norton Rose Fulbright in Toronto
In Toronto, Andre Poles joined Gowling WLG as a partner
Janice Dubiansky joined Robinsons Law in Toronto
In Toronto, Justice Russell Juriansz and Ron Choudhury were recognized by the South Asian Bar Association of North America
In Toronto, Robert Eberschlag moved his practice to DeMarco Allan LLP
In Toronto, Alan Kenigsberg moved his practice to Osler where he is now a partner
In Toronto, Baker & McKenzie LLP welcomed Dean Dolan as a partner focused on data privacy matters
In Montréal, Catherine Deslauriers (labour & employment) and Alexandre Desjardins (environmental) joined BLG
In Montréal, Charles Malone joined BLG as a practice support lawyer
In Toronto, BLG hired Christine Laviolette, Henry Ngan, Hugh Meighen, Adam Sproat and Laura Day as associates
In Toronto, David Leonard was appointed CEO of McCarthy Tétrault
Former OSC Chair and CEO Howard Wetston, QC, joined Goodmans LLP as counsel in Toronto
In Toronto, Heather Devine joined the partnership of Isaacs & Company
Ian Michael is now a partner at Bennett Jones in Toronto
John O’Connor is now a partner at Wildeboer Dellelce in Toronto
Michelle Doody and Jenna Preston joined BLG as associates in Ottawa
In Ottawa, Peter Harder, formerly a senior policy advisor at Dentons Canada LLP, was sworn in as a privy councillor in the Senate
In Toronto, Pinar Ozyetis is now General Counsel of the AIR MILES Reward Program
In Toronto, Russel Drew joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as an associate
Lavery welcomed Isabelle Briand to its administrative law practice group in Montréal
Vanessa Grant joined Norton Rose Fulbright in Toronto where she focuses her M&A practice on the technology and life sciences industries
In Montréal, Auguste Masson and Marc Généreux joined McMillan as partners
In Toronto, Chuck Andary joined BLG as an associate practising construction law
Étienne Gadbois is now a partner at Dentons Canada focusing on indirect taxation law
In Ottawa, Peter Doody, formerly the manager of BLG’s Ottawa public law department, was appointed a judge to the Ontario Court of Justice
Lisa Borsook of WeirFoulds LLP is being honoured this month by the Law Society of Upper Canada as the 2016 recipient of The Laura Legge Award
In Toronto, 11 lawyers were appointed to the Business Law Advisory Council by the Government of Ontario.
Lawrence Adelberg joined Fogler, Rubinoff in Toronto
Auguste Masson, an experienced practitioner of corporate and commercial law, recently joined McMillan’s Montréal office
Carol Hansell of Hansell LLP is now leading the Business Law Advisory Council as Chair
Paul Murphy moved his practice to Gowling WLG in Toronto where he is now managing director of the energy practice group
Aldona Gudas and Clémentine Sallée joined the partnership of Blakes in Montréal
Andrae Marrocco was named partner to Dickinson Wright LLP in Toronto
Charles Bardou was admitted to the partnership of Dentons in Montréal
Christie Gibson moves to Cassels Brock in Toronto
Jesse Brodlieb, Heather Di Dio, Hartley Lefton, Alexandra North and Christina Porretta are now partners at Dentons
In Montréal, McCarthy Tétrault admitted Louis-Nicolas Boulanger and Isabelle Vendette into its equity partnership and Charles Flicker as income partner
In Montréal, Pierre Brossoit and Julie Forest moved their practices to Robinson Sheppard Shapiro LLP, where they are now partners
Andrea Brewer, Evan Cobb and Michael Lieberman joined the partnership of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
In Montréal, Catherine Biron, Horia Bundaru and Demian Barbas were admitted to the partnership of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
Ben Aberant, Mark Firman, Bryn Gray, Ian Mak and Byron Shaw named income partners of McCarthy Tétrault
Blakes welcomed three new partners: Rahat Godil, David Rosner and Elizabeth Sale in Toronto
Two lawyers were named equity partners at McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto: Daniel Glover and Julie Parla
David Palumbo was admitted to the partnership of Baker & McKenzie in Toronto
In Toronto, Peter MacKay, QC, the former minister of justice, defence and foreign affairs, joined Baker & McKenzie LLP
Stikeman Elliott welcomed Mike Devereux, Patrick Duffy, Samaneh Hosseini, Meaghan Obee Tower and Kevin Smyth to its partnership in Toronto
Jim Morand, an experienced practitioner of corporate taxation law, moved his practice to Cassels Brock
Pascale Dionne now practises business law at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Montréal
Tania D’Souza-Culora moved her intellectual property practice to Gowling WLG in Toronto
In Toronto, Davit Akman is now a partner at BLG where he practises competition law and litigation
In Ottawa, Elder Marques is now Chief of Staff for the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Gowlings welcomed three new partners in Ottawa: Gordon Cudney, Martin Lapner and Jaclyn Marmara
Hugh Christie, Edward Majewski and Michael Comartin joined Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC
Jason Markwell joined the intellectual property practice of Belmore Neidrauer LLP as a partner
Jeffrey Coghlan joined BLG in Ottawa as an associate
Gowlings (soon to be Gowling WLG) welcomed four lawyers as partners in Toronto: Leila Burden Nixon, Daniel Cole, Natalie Rizkalla-Kamel and John Sorensen
Pallett Valo LLP welcomed Nash Lakha, former CEO of Parmalat Canada Inc., as an advisor
Teresa Dufort is McMillan LLP’s new CEO, and one of the few women to assume the top leadership role at a large Canadian law firm.
In Montréal, Joseph Reynaud (restructuring and insolvency) and was admitted to the partnership of Stikeman Elliott
In Montréal, Alexander Bayus, who practises commercial litigation, joined the partnership of Gowlings (soon to be Gowling WLG)
In Montréal, Alfred Buggé moved his securities law and M&A practice to BLG, where he is now a partner
In Toronto, Aird & Berlis LLP welcomed Timothy Lowman and Paula Bremner to its intellectual property practice
In Ottawa, Governor General David Johnston appointed four lawyers as Officers of the Order of Canada on December 30
In Toronto, Janet Bobechko joined Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP’s business law group as partner
In Toronto, Lynn McGrade of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP was elected Chair of the National Society of Compliance Professionals for 2016
In Ottawa, Margaret Bloodworth, Peter Griffin, and Gil Rémillard were appointed to the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission on December 18
In Toronto, Monika Szabo joined PwC Law LLP’s immigration practice as a partner
In Toronto, Patricia Robinson opened her new law firm, Robinsons Law on January 1
In Toronto, Antonin Pribetic joined the Crown Law Office-Civil as counsel
In Toronto, BLG appointed Laleh Moshiri as national director of diversity and inclusion, a newly created position
In Toronto, Dalia Hamdy joined Scotiabank as a senior tax lawyer practising in its global banking and markets group.
In Montréal, Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P. appointed Jean-François Lévesque as its first Chief Client Officer
In Toronto, Madeleine Loewenberg has moved her employment, labour and health and safety practice to Loewenberg Psarris Workplace Law LLP
In Montréal, Marilyn Piccini Roy, Ad. E., joined Robinson Sheppard Shapiro LLP as a partner
In Toronto, Peter Lukasiewicz is now Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Gowlings
In Montréal, Stéphane Marcassa joined Barsalou Lawson Rheault as a partner in its taxation practice
In Montréal, Amal Garzouzi joined Miller Thomson.
In Toronto, William (Bill) Hearn is now a partner at Fogler, Rubinoff LLP.
In Montréal, Claude Picard joined Miller Thomson.
In Montréal, five construction law lawyers joined Miller Thomson,
In Montréal, five new lawyers have joined BCF LLP.
In Toronto, Ilkim Hincer, Brett Anderson, and Michael Grantmyre joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Ottawa, Hamilton | Appotive LLP and Kelly Santini LLP are merging, and will operate as Kelly Santini LLP.
In Toronto, Lisa Spiegel joined Miller Thomson as a partner.
In Toronto, Martha MacDonald moved her tax litigation practice to Torys LLP.
In Ottawa, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada welcomed Martin Masse as a partner.
In Montréal, Michael Hanlon joined McMillan LLP as a partner.
In Toronto, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP welcomed Nathaniel Lipkus as a partner.
In Toronto, Nili Birshtein joined Aird & Berlis LLP as a partner.
In Toronto, Peter Muto and Jennifer Leve joined Morris Kepes Winters LLP.
In Toronto, Phil Long joined Miller Thomson.
Pierre Soulard joined Miller Thomson as a partner in Toronto.
In Toronto, Stefan Timms joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
In Montréal, Steven Chaimberg and Stuart Chaimberg joined Miller Thomson.
In Ottawa, Timothy Kennedy appointed VP and GC of Maxsys Staffing & Consulting Inc.
In Toronto, Usman Sheikh joined Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, practising securities litigation.
In Toronto, Victoria Everett joins Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
In Kitchener-Waterloo, Sharon Ilavsky joined Miller Thomson as an associate
Andrew Punzo is now an associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto
In Ottawa, Erin Durant joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Montréal, Frédéric Pérodeau was named chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Canadian Corporate Counsel Association for 2015-2016
Grant LoPatriello has moved from his role at the Competition Bureau to Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP's Toronto office
In Ottawa, Janet Fuhrer has begun a one-year term as President of the Canadian Bar Association
Daniel Dawalibi joined Arbitration Place as General Counsel and Resident Tribunal Secretary in Toronto
Ed Upenieks was named President of the Ontario Bar Association
Bennett Jones LLP welcomed Ted Shoub as a partner in the firm’s corporate department in Toronto
William Rosenberg, a senior M&A partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP's Montréal office, was appointed as chair of the ABA's business law section.
In Montréal, Hartland Paterson is now General Counsel of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., where he oversees the company’s legal and ethics and compliance functions
In Toronto, Robert Bell is now a partner at Lerners LLP
Jillian Swartz, pictured at left, moved her practice to Allen McDonald Swartz LLP (AMS), in late August, after spending more than two decades at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. She joined fellow ...
Ashlee Froese is now a partner at Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in Toronto
In Toronto, Boris Muchalov joined Miller Thomson LLP as associate counsel practising in the areas of financial services and insolvency
Jeremy Ablaza and Grace Paternall joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as associates in Toronto
In Ottawa, Jeysa Martinez is now an associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Toronto, Joel Heard joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as a partner
The Honourable Kenneth Hood, a lawyer with Schneider Ruggiero LLP in Toronto, was appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice to replace the Honourable Lois Roberts, who was elevated to the ...
Linda Fuerst joined Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP as a partner in Toronto
In Toronto, Loreto Grimaldi joined Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Michelle MacGillivray is now practising with the labour department of Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto
In Toronto, Steven Zakem is now the managing partner of Aird & Berlis LLP
William (Bill) Gula is now a partner at Hansell LLP in Toronto
Amy Reier is now practising corporate commercial law at Miller Thomson as an associate, in Kitchener-Waterloo
Claude Gilbert was appointed Adjudicator of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec
Morris Kepes Winters LLP, a tax boutique law firm, welcomed Eric Koh as an associate tax lawyer, in Toronto
In Kitchener-Waterloo, Ross Earnshaw of Gowlings was re-elected bencher of LSUC, after first being elected in 2012
Soizic Reynal de St Michel joined BLG as an associate, in Toronto
Troy McEachren joined Miller Thomson as a partner in the firm’s taxation and estate planning practices, in Montréal
Eric Borzi is now an associate with Miller Thomson’s real estate practice group, in Toronto
Lise Morissette joined BLG as a partner in the firm’s banking and financial services practice, in Montréal
In Toronto, Lexpert -ranked lawyers Raj Anand, Christopher Bredt, Howard Goldblatt, Joseph Groia, William McDowell, Paul Schabas, Sidney Troister and Peter Wardle were elected by the Law Society of ...
Alexander Lalka joined Miller Thomson LLP as a partner, in Toronto
Ron Choudhury is now a partner with Miller Thomson LLP, in Toronto
In Toronto, the Canadian Bankers Association welcomed Andrea Cotroneo as its General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
McCarthy Tétrault LLP taxation law partner Chia-yi Chua was appointed Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Singapore
Fraser McDonald and Jennifer Allen are now partners of Allen McDonald LLP in Toronto
In Montréal, Isabelle Lamy joined BCF LLP and is now a member of the firm’s business law and real estate practice groups
Louis Amato-Gauci is now a partner at Fernandes Hearn LLP in Toronto
In Montréal, Réjean Goulet, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of SNC-Lavalin, announced his retirement
Retired Federal Court Justice Judith Snider joined the panel of JAMS, based in its Toronto Resolution Centre
In Toronto, Susan Wolburgh Jenah is now a senior advisor at Aird & Berlis LLP
Ted Citrome is now practising taxation law at Dickinson Wright LLP, in Toronto
In Ottawa, the Honourable Marshall Rothstein is set to retire from the Supreme Court of Canada at the end of August
Wayne Wouters, who was most recently Clerk of the Privy Counsel of Canada, joined McCarthy Tétrault LLP, in Toronto
In Markham, Miller Thomson LLP welcomed Callum Campbell as an associate in the firm’s business law practice group
McCarthy Tétrault LLP partner David Porter became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, in Toronto
Jean Saint-Onge, Ad.E., received the title of fellow from the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
In Markham, Lisa Abe-Oldenburg joined Miller Thomson LLP as an associate counsel
In Ottawa, Marie-Claude Landry, Ad.E., formerly of Landry Boucher & Associés Avocats inc., was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission for a seven-year term
In London, Nawaz Tahir is now a partner at Miller Thomson LLP
In Montréal, Solomon Sananes is now managing partner of the local Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP office
Carla Figliomeni and Birute Luksenaite are now associates at Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto
Kevin Ross of Lerners LLP was inducted as a fellow of ACTL
In London, Casey Dockendorff was admitted into the partnership at Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In Toronto, executive vice president and general counsel at the Royal Bank of Canada, David Allgood, retired at the end of April after almost 17 years at RBC
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP welcomed France Tenaille to its partnership, in Toronto
Miller Thomson added three partners, Ken Chun, Neil Fineberg and Julian Worsley, and an associate counsel, Bruce Leonard, to its Toronto office
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada named Kevin Ackhurst, partner in the Toronto office, the new national practice head of antitrust and competition
In Toronto, Mario Nigro joined Stikeman Elliott LLP as a partner and a member of the firm’s M&A and private equity practice group
Bruce Leonard joined Miller Thomson LLP as associate counsel in Toronto.
In Toronto, Bruce Reynolds selected as counsel to review the Construction Lien Act ; Sharon Vogel selected as co-counsel.
Former Premier Dalton McGuinty joined PwC Canada as Senior Advisor, Markets and Industries, in Toronto.
In Montréal, David Stolow joined Kugler Kandestin LLP as a litigation partner.
In Montréal, Marie-France Dompierre is now an associate at Deloitte Tax Law LLP.
Mark Shapiro was elected by Dickinson Wright LLP, to lead its Toronto-based Canadian practice.
Peter Simeon is now a partner at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Toronto.
Pierre-Paul Henrie was appointed the managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Ottawa office.
Randy Schwartz was elected as counsel in Baker & McKenzie’s tax practice in Toronto.
In Ottawa, Sandra LeBrun joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as an associate.
In Ottawa, the Honourable Denis Gascon was appointed a judge of the Federal Court.
In Toronto, the Honourable Karen Sharlow joined the national tax practice of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as counsel.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP appoints Pierre-Luc Beauchesne, Suzie Lanthier, Stacy Madar, Patrick Glaude and Matthew Sherrard to its partnership in Montreal
Pam Vermeersch appointed to partnership at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Hamilton
In Ottawa, Stephanie Pearce was appointed to the partnership at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP.
BCF LLP appointed Brigitte Nepveu, Julie Lavigne and Ilya Kalnish to its partnership in Montreal.
Éloïse Gratton joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Montreal
Gowlings has appointed a number of lawyers to its partnership in Toronto.
McCarthy Tétrault adds Lisa Melanson, David Tait, Matthew Appleby, Kate McNeill-Keller, Tristan Musgrave, Adam Ship, and Steven Tanner to its partnership in Toronto
Randy Ai has opened his own law firm, known as Toronto Employment Lawyers in Toronto
Barry Leon of Ottawa's Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, appointed as the Commercial Judge of the High Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
Bonni Ellis joined Lerners LLP as a partner in Toronto.
Benoît Bourgon joined Robinson Sheppard Shapiro s.e.n.c.r.l/LLP as a partner in Montreal.
Jean-François Lepage joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Montreal.
Josephine Comegna joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP's Toronto office.
In Toronto, the Honourable David Brown, formerly a judge of the Superior Court of Justice, is now a judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Neil Henderson and Ken Hanbidge are now partners at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in the Waterloo Region office.
Robert Winogron and Jeremy Bouchard have joined the Ottawa office of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In Montreal, the Honourable Pierre Dalphond, formerly of the Québec Court of Appeal, joined Stikeman Elliott’s litigation group as senior counsel in Montreal
Keyvan Nassiry joined Miller Thomson as a partner in Montreal
Robert Kandestin joined Miller Thomson as a partner in Montreal
Simon Labrecque joined Miller Thomson as a partner in the Montreal office
Anna Marrison joined BLG as a partner in Toronto
Jeff Gordon and Richard Yehia joined BLG as associates.
Joel Scoler is now a partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP’s financial services practice
Warren Kleiner is now a partner at Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto
Antonio Di Domenico was appointed as counsel to Canada’s Commissioner of Competition for a two-year term in Ottawa
Chantal Bernier, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, joined Dentons Canada’s Privacy and Security group in Toronto
David Wingfield is now a partner in Cassels Brock’s Litigation group in Toronto
Joel Ramsey is now a partner in the Technology Transactions and Payment and Cards practices at Torys LLP in Toronto
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP adds three new partners to its Health Sector Services, Labour and Employment and Investment Management groups in Toronto
Mehmet Komurcu is now counsel at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Toronto
Milton Davis, Robert Macdonald and Samantha Green – all previously with Davis Moldaver LLP – joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in Toronto
Peter Cooke makes partner at Low Murchison Radnoff LLP in Ottawa
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP welcomed Stephen Whitney to its technology and innovation team in the Waterloo Region
Frank Vivacqua was appointed Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Wealth Management, Technology & Operations at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in Toronto
Paul-Michael Rebus joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as a partner in the firm’s Banking and Financial Services group in Toronto
Alexandra Brown joined Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP as a partner in the Tax Controversy & Litigation group in Toronto
BLG welcomed the Honourable Louise Arbour to its firm as counsel in Montreal
Vern Krishna joined TaxChambers LLP as "Of Counsel" in Ottawa. Krishna practises tax litigation and dispute resolution, wealth management, international treaties, and tax opinions